Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Missoula MT
353 PM MDT TUE APR 18 2017

MTZ002-003-182215-
Flathead/Mission Valleys MT-West Glacier Region MT-
353 PM MDT TUE APR 18 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL FLATHEAD COUNTY
UNTIL 415 PM MDT...

At 350 PM MDT, trained weather spotters reported a strong
thunderstorm 7 miles north of Columbia Falls, or 18 miles north of
Evergreen, moving northeast toward West Glacier at about 25 mph.

This storm has produced pea size hail and multiple cloud-to-
ground lightning strikes.

Locations impacted include...
Columbia Falls, West Glacier, Apgar and Coram.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

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LAT...LON 4838 11423 4850 11437 4874 11408 4849 11377
TIME...MOT...LOC 2150Z 233DEG 23KT 4849 11420

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