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Hail and lightning pound area

 

Kathy Schoendoerfer

At 10:35 p.m. Saturday, July 13, the ranch where Kathy Schoendoerfer, lives, about two miles outside of Ovando, received hail pictured here that was up to the size of a half dollar. The hail dented one of the ranch trucks.

SEELEY LAKE – Thunderstorms rolled through the Clearwater and Blackfoot valleys starting Saturday afternoon that dropped up to golf ball-sized hail, three-quarters of an inch of precipitation in some areas and putting down lightning strikes until sunrise Sunday morning. In Seeley Lake some roads were blocked due to downed trees and vehicle damage was reported in the Ovando area.

Saturday, July 13 just after 4 p.m. parts of Seeley Lake saw quarter-sized hail. Just after 10:30 p.m. Blackfoot Valley resident Kathy Schoendoerfer reported of half-dollar sized hail south of Ovando that dented t...



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