The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southeastern Big Horn County in south central Montana…
North central Sheridan County in north central Wyoming…
* Until 730 PM MDT.
* At 626 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles north of
Ranchester, or 18 miles north of Sheridan, moving east at 15 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.
* Locations impacted include…
Tongue River Reservoir.
This replaces the warning previously in effect for this area.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
Large hail, damaging winds, and continuous cloud to ground lightning
are occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature’s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.