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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
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WWUS85 KBYZ 302228
SPSBYZ

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
428 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015
 
MTZ028-063-302315-
JUDITH GAP MT-SOUTHERN WHEATLAND MT-
428 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

AT 426 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES NORTH OF HARLOWTON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM...ALONG WITH BRIEF HEAVY RAIN.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JUDITH GAP.

LAT...LON 4675 10901 4668 10902 4649 10988 4668 11001
      4669 10980 4670 10939 4675 10939
TIME...MOT...LOC 2226Z 244DEG 35KT 4657 10985 

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LESTER


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WWUS85 KGGW 310319
SPSGGW

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
919 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015
 
MTZ019-020-023-024-062-310415-
EASTERN ROOSEVELT MT-WESTERN ROOSEVELT MT-SHERIDAN MT-RICHLAND MT-
MCCONE MT-
919 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN SHERIDAN...NORTHEASTERN
MCCONE...NORTHWESTERN RICHLAND AND CENTRAL ROOSEVELT COUNTIES UNTIL
1015 PM MDT...

AT 919 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
POPLAR...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
POPLAR...CULBERTSON...BROCKTON...MEDICINE LAKE...FROID...RESERVE...
HOMESTEAD...ANTELOPE...SPROLE...MCCABE AND FORT KIPP.

LAT...LON 4806 10527 4832 10549 4873 10440 4825 10404
      4819 10405
TIME...MOT...LOC 0319Z 240DEG 49KT 4819 10524 

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GAH


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WWUS85 KMSO 302149
SPSMSO

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
349 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015
 
MTZ007-043-302230-
POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION MT-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION MT-
349 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN POWELL AND
NORTHEASTERN MISSOULA COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM MDT...

AT 349 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
SEELEY LAKE...OR 28 MILES NORTHEAST OF MISSOULA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
35 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SEELEY LAKE.

LAT...LON 4705 11355 4716 11375 4759 11346 4735 11305
      4722 11306
TIME...MOT...LOC 2149Z 220DEG 32KT 4717 11358 

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WWUS85 KTFX 302321
SPSTFX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
521 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015
 
MTZ051-310000-
FERGUS MT-
521 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN FERGUS COUNTY UNTIL
600 PM MDT...

AT 521 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 18
MILES SOUTHWEST OF GRASS RANGE...OR 21 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
LEWISTOWN...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GRASS RANGE AND FORESTGROVE. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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LAT...LON 4676 10863 4675 10868 4675 10916 4693 10933
      4694 10933 4723 10873 4719 10871 4718 10874
      4710 10874 4710 10862 4708 10860
TIME...MOT...LOC 2321Z 240DEG 49KT 4685 10909 

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BRW


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