Cold-air funnel spotted east of Great Falls

Posted at 12:43 PM, Jun 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-24 14:43:33-04

A cold-air funnel was reported in the Belt and Highwood areas on Saturday afternoon.

According to the National Weather Service, cold air funnels form beneath showers or weak thunderstorms when the air aloft is especially cold.

The cold-air funnel witnessed on Saturday occurred a little after 4 p.m. and was brief.

Many viewers reported seeing it from areas such as Highway 87 near Fort Benton and northeast from Belt.