A tornado touched down in central Montana Thursday evening following a day of severe storm activity.
The National Weather Service reported the tornado touched down in Wheatland County.
Wheatland County was under a Tornado Warning that remained in effect until 6:15 p.m. A Tornado Warning for Fergus County was in effect until 6:45 p.m.
The storm prediction center had placed most of central and northeastern Montana under an enhanced risk for severe storms Thursday. It is an unusually high-risk level for the area.
Due to the severe weather, the public is advised to find safe shelter and remain up-to-date on weather conditions.
Montana Department of Transportation resources:
- Road conditions map
- MDT webcams across Montana
- Non-MDT webcams across Montana
- Road conditions mobile app
- Reported crashes/slide-offs
STORMTracker Weather resources: