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Special Weather Statement issued July 31 at 8:57PM MDT by NWS Missoula MT

Posted at 8:57 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 22:57:00-04

At 856 PM MDT, trained weather spotters reported strong winds
associated with a line of thunderstorms extending from near Lolo to
13 miles southeast of Bonner-West Riverside. Movement was north at
35 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Missoula, Lolo, Bonner-West Riverside, Wye, Florence, East Missoula
and Turah.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.