Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
250 PM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

MTZ053>055-042130-
MEAGHER MT-BROADWATER MT-GALLATIN MT-
250 PM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL BROADWATER...
NORTHEASTERN GALLATIN AND SOUTHEASTERN MEAGHER COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM
MDT...

AT 250 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 19 MILES SOUTH OF WHITE
SULPHUR SPRINGS TO 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF AMSTERDAM-CHURCHILL...AND
MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BOZEMAN...BELGRADE...FOUR CORNERS...MANHATTAN...
AMSTERDAM-CHURCHILL...CHURCH HILL...RINGLING...MAUDLOW AND AMSTERDAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4567 11147 4635 11108 4634 11045 4619 11057
      4619 11078 4590 11079 4567 11097
TIME...MOT...LOC 2050Z 260DEG 17KT 4628 11101 4567 11146

$$

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