Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
737 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

MTZ011-047-010215-
HILL MT-BLAINE MT-
737 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN BLAINE AND
NORTHEASTERN HILL COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM MDT...

AT 735 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR HAVRE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH. IN ADDITION...A SECOND
STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS DEVELOPING SOUTHWEST OF CHINOOK...ALSO
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HALF INCH SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HAVRE...CHINOOK...BEAVER CREEK AND LOHMAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT 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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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LAT...LON 4838 10927 4854 10982 4899 10975 4876 10886
TIME...MOT...LOC 0135Z 207DEG 24KT 4858 10964

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MARTIN


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