Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Yellowstone County Now-May 26th
The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather statement for Yellowstone County and surrounding communities surrounding Billings. Thunderstorm Warning is in effect until 9 p.m.The approaching storm could produce heavy rain, wind and up to quarter size hail.
National Weather Service as of 8:16 p.m., May 26.
AT 756 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 17 MILES NORTHWEST OF BILLINGS HEIGHTS TO 8 MILES NORTH OF JOLIET...AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL... DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.