Severe thunderstorm warning in Northwest Montana

POSTED: 4:31 PM Aug 29 2013   UPDATED: 5:00 PM Aug 29 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL FLATHEAD COUNTY IN NORTHWEST MONTANA...
  EASTERN SANDERS COUNTY IN NORTHWEST MONTANA...
  NORTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST MONTANA...

* UNTIL 500 PM MDT.

* AT 414 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ONE INCH HAIL...AND DAMAGING
  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WHITEFISH TO 13 MILES WEST OF
  POLSON...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 MILES NORTHWEST OF
  KALISPELL TO 13 MILES WEST OF POLSON...AND WERE MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  30 MPH. BOATERS ON FLATHEAD LAKE WILL EXPERIENCE DANGEROUS WAVE
  ACTIVITY.