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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 8:30 PM MDT on July 23, 2014

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on July 24, 2014

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
west-central and northern Montana

* effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 830 PM
until 300 am MDT.

* Primary threats include...
isolated significant damaging wind gusts to 75 mph possible
isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles south
southwest of Cut Bank Montana to 35 miles east southeast of
Glasgow Montana. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
associated watch outline update (wous64 kwns wou7).

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally
do produce tornadoes.

Other watch information... continue... ww 435... ww 436...

Discussion... svr potential fcst to increase through remainder
evening as tstms move newd and aggregate over W-central
Mt... ultimately following anticyclonically curving path across nrn
Mt tonight. Additional/more isolated svr also may occur ahead of
that activity with convection initially between ggw-hvr. Ref spc
mesoscale discussion 1452 for initial near-term details.

Aviation... a few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft
to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65
knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm
motion vector 25035.

... Edwards

Special Statement

Statement as of 8:17 PM MDT on July 23, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2014

... Significant weather advisory for extreme southeastern Lewis And
Clark... western Meagher... northeastern Jefferson and northern
Broadwater counties until 900 PM MDT...

At 816 PM MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a
strong thunderstorm 13 miles south of Montana City... or 15 miles west
of Townsend... moving northeast at 35 mph.

Hail up to the size of pennies and wind gusts up to 50 mph are
expected with this storm... along with heavy rain.

* Locations impacted include...

Lat... Lon 4685 11149 4652 11101 4625 11177 4643 11197
time... Mot... loc 0218z 229deg 31kt 4637 11182


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