Hail Map for Columbia Falls, MT

The Columbia Falls, MT area has had 5 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 7 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Columbia Falls, MT on 11 occasions, including 3 occasions during the past year.

Name: Columbia Falls, MT
Where Located: 7.4 miles ESE of Whitefish, MT
Map: Google Map for Columbia Falls, MT
Population: 4688
Housing Units: 1994
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Columbia Falls, MT

Date / Time Report Details
7/7/2022 9:58 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 7/7/2022 10:03 PM MDT At 958 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near columbia falls, or 15 miles north of evergreen, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, columbia falls, west glacier, apgar, hungry horse, martin city and coram. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/7/2022 9:48 PM MDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 1.8 miles WNW of Columbia Falls, MT, facebook report. hail ranged from pea sized up to 1.25 inch in diameter. also reported a lightning strike to their barn.
7/7/2022 9:47 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 7/7/2022 9:52 PM MDT At 947 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over columbia falls, or 10 miles north of evergreen, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, columbia falls, west glacier, apgar, martin city, coram, hungry horse and la salle. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/7/2022 9:45 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Columbia Falls, MT
7/7/2022 9:42 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 7/7/2022 9:49 PM MDT At 942 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over columbia falls, or 8 miles north of evergreen, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, columbia falls, west glacier, apgar, martin city, coram, hungry horse and la salle. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 50 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/7/2022 9:41 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 7/7/2022 9:49 PM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for central flathead county will expire at 945 pm mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.
7/7/2022 9:36 PM MDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 4.9 miles N of Columbia Falls, MT, hail size ranged between ping pongs and golf balls.
7/7/2022 9:35 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 7/7/2022 9:38 PM MDT At 935 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near columbia falls, or near evergreen, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/7/2022 9:32 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 7/7/2022 9:38 PM MDT At 932 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near evergreen, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, kalispell, evergreen, whitefish, columbia falls and la salle. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 2. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/7/2022 9:12 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 7/7/2022 9:19 PM MDT At 912 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over kalispell, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/24/2020 4:48 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Columbia Falls, MT, cellular service is out due to hail.
6/24/2020 4:29 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 6/24/2020 4:32 PM MDT At 428 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles southwest of whitefish to 7 miles southeast of kalispell, moving northeast at 30 mph (public). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, kalispell, evergreen, whitefish, columbia falls, bigfork, kila, somers, creston, la salle and lakeside.
6/24/2020 4:12 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 6/24/2020 4:15 PM MDT At 411 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 17 miles southwest of whitefish to 7 miles south of kalispell, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/31/2020 8:42 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 2/5/2022 7:36 AM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for north central lake and west central flathead counties will expire at 845 am mdt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.
5/31/2020 8:25 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 5/31/2020 8:28 AM MDT At 822 am mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 26 miles west of whitefish to 6 miles north of swan lake, moving northeast at 55 mph (widespread reports of tree damage and poweroutages have been recieved). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. These severe thunderstorms will remain over mainly rural areas of north central lake and west central flathead counties, including the following locations, blacktail, stryker, olney, pinnacle, radnor, martin city, coram, creston, lupfer and essex.
5/31/2020 8:22 AM MDT Asos station kgpi kalispel in flathead county MT, 4.5 miles NE of Columbia Falls, MT
5/31/2020 8:14 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 5/31/2020 8:17 AM MDT At 813 am mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 25 miles east of libby to near swan lake, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/23/2019 6:03 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 7/23/2019 6:06 PM MDT At 601 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles southwest of kalispell, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/27/2019 6:51 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 6/27/2019 6:54 AM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for north central flathead county will expire at 700 am mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.
6/27/2019 6:23 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Columbia Falls, MT at 6/27/2019 6:26 AM MDT At 622 am mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over whitefish, or 13 miles north of evergreen, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/8/2016 6:17 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.4 miles NNW of Columbia Falls, MT, received a report of 1 inch or larger hail from the public on social media.