Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
429 PM MDT MON JUN 1 2015

MTZ053>055-012315-
MEAGHER MT-BROADWATER MT-GALLATIN MT-
429 PM MDT MON JUN 1 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL BROADWATER...NORTH
CENTRAL GALLATIN AND SOUTHEASTERN MEAGHER COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM
MDT...

AT 428 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 14
MILES EAST OF TOSTON...OR 21 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TOWNSEND...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...TOSTON...RINGLING AND MAUDLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF ON OR NEAR CANYON FERRY LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO
15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU
ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER
NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM MDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN MONTANA.

LAT...LON 4598 11112 4617 11146 4665 11107 4641 11054
TIME...MOT...LOC 2228Z 223DEG 31KT 4615 11114

$$

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