Special Weather Statement issued August 1 at 12:46AM MDT by NWS Great Falls MT

Posted at 12:46 AM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 02:46:00-04

At 1244 AM MDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 12 miles west of Shelby to 22 miles north
of Fort Benton to 9 miles southeast of Geraldine. Movement was east
at 40 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph, brief heavy rain, and half inch hail are
possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Havre, Shelby, Fort Benton, Chester, Big Sandy, Geraldine, Kevin,
Parker School, Beaver Creek, Lothair, Joplin, Azure, Inverness,
Agency, St. Pierre, Gildford, Sangrey, Boneau, Box Elder and Hingham.

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Some storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.