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Special Weather Statement issued July 29 at 8:11PM MDT by NWS Billings MT

Posted at 8:11 PM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 22:11:00-04

At 810 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 14
miles west of Absarokee, or 26 miles southwest of Columbus, moving
northeast at 15 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include…
Absarokee, Nye, Fishtail and Dean.
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.