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Montana Severe Weather Awareness

Montana Severe Weather Awareness

Severe Thunderstorm Climatology

Severe Thunderstorm
Photo Courtesy of Sean Heavey - June 16, 2007; $35 Million Hailstorm Impacting Glasgow To Nashua.

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Montana experiences a full range of weather related hazards. In 2014 alone, Montana had 8 tornadoes confirmed, 129 high wind and damaging wind events, 236 large hail reports and 8 flash floods; causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage and resulting in several injuries. The following graphics show the number of public reported severe weather related events across Montana dating back to 1950.

Short You Tube video "Montana Signficant Severe Weather Events".

Hail Statistics

Hail Statistics

Wind Statistics

Wind Statistics

Tornado Statistics

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