Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
349 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

MTZ008-015-052>055-272245-
MEAGHER-JEFFERSON-BEAVERHEAD-BROADWATER-MADISON-GALLATIN-
349 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT JEFFERSON...MADISON...
BROADWATER...GALLATIN...SOUTHEASTERN MEAGHER AND BEAVERHEAD
COUNTIES...

AT 346 PM MDT...SCATTERED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE OVER
BEAVERHEAD...MADISON...GALLATIN...AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES...MOVING
EAST AT 25 MPH. THESE STORMS WILL MOVE INTO BROADWATER AND MEAGHER
COUNTIES THROUGH 445 PM MDT.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH...BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BOZEMAN...DILLON...TOWNSEND...WEST YELLOWSTONE...BOULDER...WHITE
SULPHUR SPRINGS...SHERIDAN...VIRGINIA CITY...HENRYS LAKE...BUTTE...
BELGRADE...FOUR CORNERS...THREE FORKS...MANHATTAN...WHITEHALL...
ENNIS...TWIN BRIDGES...LIMA...TOSTON AND HARRISON.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 15 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 2  AND 93 ...AND BETWEEN MILE
MARKERS 131 AND 172.
 INTERSTATE 90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 228 AND 316.
 HIGHWAY 12 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1  AND 48...BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 58
AND 77...AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 70 AND 109.
 HIGHWAY 191 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 87.
 HIGHWAY 287 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1  AND 97.
 HIGHWAY 89 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 38 AND 57.

BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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

LAT...LON 4487 11346 4575 11392 4594 11351 4576 11339
      4588 11310 4563 11270 4575 11219 4585 11243
      4624 11259 4668 11028 4667 11027 4619 11028
      4619 11078 4449 11110 4449 11111 4475 11139
      4454 11148 4457 11229 4436 11285
TIME...MOT...LOC 2147Z 251DEG 20KT 4489 11146
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