(UPDATE, 6:15 p.m.) The Tornado Warning for Fergus County is now in effect until 6:45 p.m.
A Tornado Warning has been issued for three central Montana counties.
The Tornado Warning is in effect for Blaine, Chouteau and Fergus counties until 6:15 p.m. Thursday.
The STORMTracker Weather Team advises taking shelter immediately if you are in the path of the storm. It’s recommended people get to an interior room on the lowest level of a building and to stay away from windows.
Helena is not under a Tornado Warning.
The Lewistown, Danvers, Hobson, and Moore areas are also under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.
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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