Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
814 PM MDT TUE JUL 26 2016

MTZ047-051-270300-
FERGUS MT-BLAINE MT-
814 PM MDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLAINE AND NORTHEASTERN FERGUS
COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM MDT...

AT 813 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 MILES NORTHEAST OF CHINOOK TO 14 MILES NORTH
OF WINIFRED. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHINOOK...HARLEM...WINIFRED...TURNER...HAYS...FORT BELKNAP...
LODGE POLE...HOGELAND...VALENTINE...ZURICH...
CLEVELAND AND FRED ROBINSON BRIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4731 10834 4730 10859 4753 10957 4899 10914
      4900 10823 4875 10826 4874 10832 4844 10835
      4844 10842 4798 10843 4799 10860 4792 10864
      4792 10889 4774 10890 4765 10877 4761 10844
      4757 10832 4759 10832 4758 10831 4731 10832
TIME...MOT...LOC 0213Z 305DEG 42KT 4881 10908 4775 10926

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