SEVERAL FUNNEL CLOUDS SPOTTED IN SHERIDAN COUNTY WEDNESDAY

Shortly after 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon there were several reports of numerous funnel clouds in Sheridan County. A call to the National Weather Service in Billings confirmed that there was indeed some weather in our area throughout the lunch hour yesterday that was more than capable of producing a tornado.

That's Meteorologist Julie Arthur, who said that while tornado's are rare for our part of the country, they can develop within a thunderstorm quite rapidly.

Arthur stated that they issue a tornado warning when the Doppler radar shows rotation in the storm and that Wednesday's system didn't appear to be rotating and that that's why no warning was issued.

The Health Nut
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