Tornado Skips Valley County


Frank Vargo / For The Courier

An impressive storm cloud was visible in central Valley County Monday afternoon but the storm’s hail and wind didn’t come until it reached farther east. Hailstones 1 inch and larger were seen from Scobey to Poplar, with some crop damage reported. A tornado classified by the National Weather Service an as EF2 touched down about 20 miles north of Wolf Point and later north of Poplar. This photo was taken shortly after 3 p.m. Monday at St. Marie, on 5th Avenue facing east.


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