Areas Affected: Central and Southern Valley; Garfield; McCone; Northern Valley
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN GARFIELD...CENTRAL VALLEY AND NORTHWESTERN MCCONE COUNTIES UNTIL 245 PM MDT... At 149 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 18 miles northeast of Hinsdale to near Tampico to 22 miles northwest of Hell Creek Rec Area. Movement was southeast at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms. Locations impacted include... Glasgow, Nashua, Fort Peck, The Pines Rec Area, Tampico, Duck Creek Rec Area, Fort Peck Marina, Hell Creek Rec Area, Frazer, St. Marie, Rock Creek Rec Area, Vandalia, Baylor, Larslan and Whatley.
If on or near Fort Peck Lake, get out of the water and move indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.