Many parts of Montana are experiencing strong thunderstorms tonight and Billings is now under a local weather alert with dime sized hail possible.

According to the National Weather Service:

  • SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 9:30PM MDT SUN
  • AT 844 PM MDT... DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10 MILES NORTH OF PRYOR... OR 14 MILES SOUTH OF BILLINGS... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.
  • DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.
  • LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CROW INDIAN RESERVATION.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
  • FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.
Severe Weather Alert - KMMS Bozeman