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Special Weather Statement issued July 31 at 5:56PM MDT by NWS Great Falls MT

Posted at 5:56 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 19:56:00-04

At 555 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12
miles east of Conrad, moving northeast at 25 mph.

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

Locations impacted include…
Ledger.
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.

If on or near Tiber Reservoir, get out of the water and move indoors
or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 10 miles
from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you are close
enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now! Do not
be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

Persons in campgrounds should consider seeking sturdy shelter until
this storm passes.