Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
853 PM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

MTZ007-043-060330-
POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION MT-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION MT-
853 PM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN GRANITE...EAST
CENTRAL MISSOULA AND WEST CENTRAL POWELL COUNTIES UNTIL 930 PM MDT...

AT 853 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11
MILES SOUTHWEST OF OVANDO...OR 14 MILES NORTH OF DRUMMOND...MOVING
NORTH AT 25 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OVANDO...CLEARWATER...GARNET AND BEARMOUTH.

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.

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LAT...LON 4665 11316 4669 11338 4704 11338 4705 11307
TIME...MOT...LOC 0253Z 186DEG 23KT 4687 11325

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