Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
237 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

MTZ008-015-055-302230-
BEAVERHEAD MT-MADISON MT-GALLATIN MT-
237 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.NOW...

AT 230 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF PONY TO 25
MILES SOUTHWEST OF DILLON...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THE THUNDERSTORMS INCLUDE ALDER...ENNIS...
VIRGINIA CITY AND BIG SKY.

WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH...BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING
STRIKES CAN BE EXPECTED FROM THESE STORMS.

TAKE SHELTER FROM THE STORM IN A STURDY BUILDING. BOATERS ON AREA
LAKES SHOULD RETURN TO SHORE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE UP TO
15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU
ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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