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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
440 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

A DISTURBANCE BROUGHT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO SOUTHWEST AND
SOUTH-CENTRAL MONTANA THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS THAT RECEIVED RAINFALL
COOLED INTO THE 60S. ALTHOUGH MUCH OF THE TREASURE STATE STILL HAD
HIGHS IN THE 70S AND EVEN LOWER 80S. THE VILLAGE OF BIG SKY RECEIVED
DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH AROUND 3 PM MDT. A STORM
SPOTTER 1 MILE SOUTHEAST OF MINER IN PARK COUNTY RECEIVED NICKEL
SIZE HAIL AT 330 PM MDT.

AS OF 400 PM...STATEWIDE TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM...82 IN JORDAN...
TO 66 IN BIG TIMBER AND WEST YELLOWSTONE. THE STRONGEST
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED OVER SOUTHERN SWEET GRASS AND STILLWATER
COUNTIES. HAIL UP TO 1 INCH, HEAVY RAIN, AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING ARE
ALL POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

FOR TONIGHT...SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL DIMINISH EARLY. LOWS WILL BE
IN THE 50S AND 40S. BREEZY WESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY FRIDAY
MORNING AS THE LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVES TO THE EAST OF MONTANA.



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