Tornado touches down in central Montana

Posted at 7:44 PM, Jun 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-27 21:45:30-04

A tornado touched down in central Montana Thursday evening following a day of severe storm activity.

Courtesy: Ron Teig

The National Weather Service reported the tornado touched down in Wheatland County.

Wheatland County was under a Tornado Warning that remained in effect until 6:15 p.m. A Tornado Warning for Fergus County was in effect until 6:45 p.m.

The storm prediction center had placed most of central and northeastern Montana under an enhanced risk for severe storms Thursday. It is an unusually high-risk level for the area.

Due to the severe weather, the public is advised to find safe shelter and remain up-to-date on weather conditions.

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[June 27 6:09 pm] Thanks to Lyman Gillen for the picture of the tornado that touched down in the foothills of the…

Posted by US National Weather Service Billings Montana on Thursday, June 27, 2019