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Special Weather Statement

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Note:  Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.    
This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
complete document.
 
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WWUS85 KBYZ 232354
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Billings MT
554 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018
 
MTZ037-240045-
Carter MT-
554 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

At 553 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 15
miles west of Gustave, or 43 miles southwest of Buffalo, moving
northeast at 40 mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Ridgeway, Capitol and Albion. 

LAT...LON 4501 10439 4537 10472 4581 10405 4500 10404
TIME...MOT...LOC 2353Z 239DEG 49KT 4523 10428 

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TWH


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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
457 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018
 
MTZ022-232345-
Garfield MT-
457 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 456 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Sand Springs, or 31 miles west of Jordan, moving north at 15 mph.

Small hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this 
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Edwards, Brusett and Steve Fork. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4707 10701 4712 10770 4747 10781 4741 10692
TIME...MOT...LOC 2256Z 186DEG 12KT 4717 10755 

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Bigelbach


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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Missoula MT
521 PM PDT WED MAY 23 2018
 
IDZ006-240045-
Southern Clearwater Mountains ID-
521 PM PDT WED MAY 23 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN IDAHO COUNTY UNTIL 545
PM PDT...

At 518 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 10 
miles west of Powell. This storm was nearly stationary.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm. Small hail will briefly accumulate on Highway 12.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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 4640 11491 4647 11497 4658 11489 4649 11473
TIME...MOT...LOC 0018Z 227DEG 2KT 4648 11487 

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