Winds Wreaking Havoc in Montana; Fuel Tank Tumbles on Hwy [Video]
The dangerous winds that were predicted by the National Weather Service have arrived and they are causing problems all across Montana. There have been a number of wind-related accidents across the state.
Here's some video of what are believed to be a fuel tank rolling down I-15 in Great Falls. The video was posted on Facebook by Christian Cassell.
I-90 is reportedly closed in Livingston. Traffic is being re-routed through the town of Livingston. Expect delays.
I-15 Outside Vaughn
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is reporting a semi rollover. North bound lanes are blocked and traffic in the area is delayed.
HWY 87 Between Great Falls & Fort Benton
According to the City of Fort Benton, Hwy 87 is closed between Great Falls & Fort Benton.
Here's a tree that blew down outside of Three Forks Schools.
Thank you, Johanna Dundas in Three Forks for the photo.
KBZK-TV is reporting sustained winds in Livingston over 70mph. Mt. Sentinel in the Missoula area had winds up to 125 mph.
The winds are expected to continue into tonight. The National Weather Service's High Wind Warning remains in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. There is also an Airport Weather Warning in effect for Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport this afternoon.