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Special Weather Statement

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WWUS85 KBYZ 170025

SPSBYZ



Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Billings MT

625 PM MDT SAT JUN 16 2018

 

MTZ035-170115-

Yellowstone MT-

625 PM MDT SAT JUN 16 2018



...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...



At 624 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 15

miles northwest of Billings West End, or 20 miles northwest of

Billings, moving southeast at 10 mph.



Torrential rain, half inch hail, and winds in excess of 30 mph are 

possible with this storm.



Locations impacted include...

Billings, Billings West End, Acton and Comanche. 



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.



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LAT...LON 4589 10848 4567 10871 4583 10890 4593 10890

      4603 10882

TIME...MOT...LOC 0024Z 306DEG 10KT 4593 10887 



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Gilstad



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WWUS85 KTFX 172051

SPSTFX



Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

251 PM MDT SUN JUN 17 2018



MTZ008-015-055-172115-

Madison-Beaverhead-Gallatin-

251 PM MDT SUN JUN 17 2018



...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN MADISON... 

SOUTHEASTERN BEAVERHEAD AND SOUTH CENTRAL GALLATIN COUNTIES...



At 248 PM MDT, radar indicated thunderstorms were located along a 

line extending from 10 miles west of Spencer to Shotgun Village to 6 

miles west of Gibson Meadows. Movement was northeast at 35 mph.



Brief heavy rain, winds in excess of 30 mph, and small hail up to 

pea size are possible with these storms.



Locations impacted include...

West Yellowstone, Monida, Lakeview, Yellowstone Village, Snowline and

Raynolds Pass.



Persons recreating outdoors should consider seeking shelter until 

these storms pass.



The brief heavy rain may cause ponding on some roadways and other 

paved areas, so be prepared to slow down if driving through this 

area.



LAT...LON 4446 11249 4477 11249 4488 11122 4475 11109

      4449 11110 4449 11111 4458 11123 4462 11122

      4473 11132 4475 11139 4470 11149 4459 11153

      4454 11148 4456 11171 4451 11182 4456 11187

      4452 11211 4457 11229 4453 11236 4445 11239

TIME...MOT...LOC 2048Z 205DEG 32KT 4439 11239 4449 11148 4410 11111 



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Coulston



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