Hail Map for Fort Benton, MT

The Fort Benton, MT area has had 6 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 Fort Benton, MT on 21 occasions, including 2 occasions during the past year.

Name: Fort Benton, MT
Where Located: 37.5 miles NE of Great Falls, MT
Map: Google Map for Fort Benton, MT
Population: 1464
Housing Units: 811
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Fort Benton, MT

Date / Time Report Details
7/14/2019 5:04 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 7/14/2019 5:07 PM MDT At 504 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 15 miles southwest of fort benton to highwood to 20 miles northwest of geyser to near belt, moving east at 45 mph (doppler radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, fort benton, geraldine, highwood, carter, shonkin and floweree.
7/14/2019 4:43 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 7/14/2019 4:46 PM MDT At 442 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 21 miles east of power to 12 miles northwest of belt to 8 miles southeast of black eagle to 6 miles south of great falls, moving east at 45 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/6/2019 6:41 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 7/6/2019 6:44 PM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern chouteau and northeastern cascade counties will expire at 645 pm 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. however small hail, gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
7/6/2019 6:18 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 7/6/2019 6:21 PM MDT At 618 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles east of black eagle, or 12 miles northeast of great falls, moving east at 50 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.
6/27/2019 5:10 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/27/2019 5:13 PM MDT At 510 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near fort benton to 9 miles southeast of stanford, moving northeast at 35 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.
6/27/2019 4:58 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/27/2019 5:01 PM MDT At 457 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near highwood to 12 miles south of stanford, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated. at 415 pm tree damage, power outages and winds estimated to 70 mph were reported in belt). 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. Locations impacted include, fort benton, stanford, geraldine, hobson, geyser, highwood, windham, moccasin, utica, shonkin, coffee creek, square butte and benchland.
6/27/2019 4:49 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/27/2019 4:52 PM MDT The national weather service in great falls has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northeastern judith basin county in central montana. west central fergus county in central montana. south central chouteau county in north central montana. Until 515 pm mdt.
6/9/2018 6:35 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/9/2018 6:38 PM MDT At 634 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles south of highwood to 18 miles southwest of hobson, moving north at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/26/2017 5:18 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/26/2017 5:23 PM MDT At 517 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles east of the knees, or 24 miles northwest of fort benton, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. strong outflow winds will likely occur well before the main storm hits. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, fort benton, the knees, carter and loma.
6/26/2017 5:02 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/26/2017 5:06 PM MDT At 501 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over the knees, or 29 miles east of conrad, moving east at 50 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.
6/4/2017 5:23 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/4/2017 5:26 PM MDT At 521 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over fort benton, moving northeast at 35 mph (at 510 pm, trained weather spotters reported wind gusts up to 70 mph near fort benton). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. this storm has a history of producing damaging wind near fort benton. in addition, significant reduction in visibility due to blowing dust has been observed. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, fort benton, carter and loma.
6/4/2017 5:13 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/4/2017 5:17 PM MDT At 512 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near fort benton, moving northeast at 35 mph (trained weather spotters. this storm has a history of producing damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/4/2017 5:11 PM MDT Chaser estimated 70 mph gust. wind was rocking ca in chouteau county MT, 1.9 miles E of Fort Benton, MT
6/1/2017 6:21 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/1/2017 6:24 PM MDT At 619 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near fort benton, moving northeast at 50 mph (winds in excess of 60 mph and hail up to the size of quarters have been observed with this storm). 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, big sandy around 655 pm mdt. Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include shonkin, loma, carter, virgelle and kenilworth.
6/1/2017 6:05 PM MDT Trained sportter on highway 87 near mile marker 33 reported wind gusts to at least 60 mph. dust is being kicked up... which is reducing visibilit in chouteau county MT, 6.7 miles ENE of Fort Benton, MT
6/1/2017 5:56 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/1/2017 5:59 PM MDT At 554 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles northwest of highwood, or 17 miles northeast of great falls, moving northeast at 35 mph (trained weather spotters have observed winds to 60 mph and hail up to the size of quarters with this storm ). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe storm will be near, fort benton around 630 pm mdt. Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include shonkin, floweree, carter and portage.
6/1/2017 5:29 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/1/2017 5:34 PM MDT At 527 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near black eagle, or near great falls, moving northeast at 40 mph (60 to 70 mph winds have been observed along with very heavy rainfall and small hail). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. This severe thunderstorm will affect southwestern chouteau and northeastern cascade counties, including the following locations: shonkin, floweree, portage, ulm, malmstrom afb, sand coulee, stockett, tracy, carter and first peoples buffalo jump state park.
5/6/2017 6:51 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 5/6/2017 6:56 PM MDT At 650 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles west of geraldine to 11 miles northwest of black eagle, moving northeast at 30 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, fort benton, highwood, the knees, carter, shonkin and floweree.
5/6/2017 6:36 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 5/6/2017 6:41 PM MDT At 636 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 11 miles east of highwood to 10 miles southeast of power, moving northeast at 30 mph (trained weather spotters reported gusts of 60 to 70 mph). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, fort benton, the knees, highwood, power, carter, shonkin, floweree, portage and vaughn.
5/6/2017 6:14 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 5/6/2017 6:17 PM MDT At 613 pm mdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of belt to near fort shaw, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar and trained spotter 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.
4/7/2017 1:30 PM MDT Northwestern energy reports power outages due to storm damage to power lines in fort benton/loma/carter areas. time estimated based on rada in chouteau county MT, 0.2 miles SSE of Fort Benton, MT
8/18/2016 2:09 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 8/18/2016 2:14 AM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for west central chouteau county will expire at 215 am mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.
8/18/2016 1:56 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 8/18/2016 1:59 AM MDT At 156 am mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles west of fort benton, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, fort benton and carter.
8/18/2016 1:33 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 8/18/2016 1:37 AM MDT At 132 am mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles northwest of highwood, or 15 miles southwest of fort benton, moving northeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
6/11/2016 5:27 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/11/2016 5:31 AM MDT At 527 am mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near fort benton, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Locations impacted include, fort benton, carter, loma and virgelle.
6/11/2016 5:13 AM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 6/11/2016 5:19 AM MDT At 513 am mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles northwest of highwood, or 17 miles southwest of fort benton, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail has been reported with this storm. People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles.
7/4/2015 11:28 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 7/4/2015 11:31 PM MDT At 1127 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 12 miles north of fort benton, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated rotation. however...this storm has a history of producing a tornado). Hazards include tornado and ping pong ball size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of central chouteau county, including the following locations, loma.
7/1/2015 2:40 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.2 miles SSE of Fort Benton, MT, quarter size hail reported in the fort benton area by the chouteau county sheriff office.
7/1/2015 2:40 PM MDT Second-hand report of grain silo blown down near mile marker 13 on hwy 223. time and location of event estimated in chouteau county MT, 12.8 miles SSE of Fort Benton, MT
7/1/2015 2:40 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 7/1/2015 2:43 PM MDT At 239 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over fort benton, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. a wind gust to 57 mph has been reported in the fort benton area. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, fort benton.
7/1/2015 2:19 PM MDT Power pole knocked down during a thunderstorm. time of event radar estimated. location of event estimate in chouteau county MT, 10 miles SE of Fort Benton, MT
7/1/2015 2:18 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Fort Benton, MT at 7/1/2015 2:21 PM MDT At 217 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles northwest of fort benton, moving southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. brief heavy rain is also likely. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
7/1/2015 2:15 PM MDT Power pole knocked down during a thunderstorm. time of event radar estimated. location of event estimate in chouteau county MT, 10 miles SE of Fort Benton, MT
8/3/2014 6:10 PM MDT 66 mph thunderstorm wind gust reported 8 ssw of fort benton at 610 pm md in chouteau county MT, 7.7 miles NNE of Fort Benton, MT
5/28/2014 5:58 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.2 miles SSE of Fort Benton, MT
7/8/2013 7:25 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.2 miles SSE of Fort Benton, MT
8/21/2012 6:44 PM MDT Storm damage reported in chouteau county MT, 1.2 miles SW of Fort Benton, MT
6/26/2012 1:29 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 20.4 miles E of Fort Benton, MT, hail between dime and quarter size falling.
6/4/2012 7:40 PM MDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 4.7 miles E of Fort Benton, MT, window damage on houses
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0.2 miles SSE of Fort Benton, MT, sheriffs office report
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Wind gust measured at 38 mph knocked a few 3 inch diameter branches off trees. spotter thinks that winds may have been a bit stronger than that. he also reported brief in chouteau county MT, 0.2 miles SSE of Fort Benton, MT