Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
513 PM MDT THU JUL 27 2017

MTZ047-272345-
Blaine-
513 PM MDT THU JUL 27 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN BLAINE
COUNTY...

At 510 PM MDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 8 miles northwest of Dodson to 19 miles
southwest of Zortman. This line of storms was nearly stationary.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are likely with these storms. Hail up to
pea size and brief heavy rain are also possible.

Locations impacted include...
Hays and Lodge Pole.

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.

It is uncertain if significant rain is falling out of these storms,
but if it is, it could cause localized flooding or debris flow,
especially near the Little Rocky Mountains.

LAT...LON 4856 10835 4844 10835 4844 10842 4798 10843
      4799 10860 4792 10864 4792 10880 4865 10843
      4860 10831 4858 10831
TIME...MOT...LOC 2310Z 014DEG 6KT 4850 10835 4770 10879

$$

Coulston


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