Beaverhead Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 4:18 PM MDT Aug. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Madison and
Beaverhead counties through at least 5 PM MDT...

At 417 PM MDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered 10 miles west of
Dillon, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Brief heavy rain, winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are
possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Dillon, Sheridan, Virginia City, Ennis, Twin Bridges, Lima, Jackson,
Pony, Monida, Wisdom, Alder, Silver Star, Harrison, Dell, Bannack
Pass, Melrose, Wise River, Cameron, Waterloo and snowline.

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.

Some of these 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.

Lat... Lon 4445 11300 4477 11313 4487 11346 4506 11345
      4533 11374 4575 11392 4594 11351 4576 11339
      4588 11310 4563 11267 4576 11250 4575 11217
      4585 11209 4584 11193 4559 11149 4455 11152
      4457 11229 4445 11239 4448 11278 4436 11285
time... Mot... loc 2217z 240deg 13kt 4517 11284


Coulston


418 PM MDT Fri Aug 17 2018

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Madison and
Beaverhead counties through at least 5 PM MDT...

At 417 PM MDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered 10 miles west of
Dillon, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Brief heavy rain, winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are
possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Dillon, Sheridan, Virginia City, Ennis, Twin Bridges, Lima, Jackson,
Pony, Monida, Wisdom, Alder, Silver Star, Harrison, Dell, Bannack
Pass, Melrose, Wise River, Cameron, Waterloo and snowline.

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.

Some of these 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.

Lat... Lon 4445 11300 4477 11313 4487 11346 4506 11345
      4533 11374 4575 11392 4594 11351 4576 11339
      4588 11310 4563 11267 4576 11250 4575 11217
      4585 11209 4584 11193 4559 11149 4455 11152
      4457 11229 4445 11239 4448 11278 4436 11285
time... Mot... loc 2217z 240deg 13kt 4517 11284


Coulston

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 10:13 PM MDT Aug. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon Friday to
midnight MDT Friday night...

* affected area: fire zone 108 (east lolo). Fire zone 111 (east
beaverhead).

* Impacts: a mixture of dry and wet thunderstorms are possible
by late Friday afternoon through the evening. These storms
will be capable of producing frequent lightning and erratic
wind gusts to 40 mph. Also to note will be the possibility of
sudden wind shifts far from storm activity due to thunderstorm
outflow.




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