Weather experts have been advising folks in the Missoula area that a serious combination of rain, thunderstorms, strong winds and hail are headed our way, however, forecaster Michelle Mead with the National Weather Service Office in Missoula says the main force of the storm is missing Missoula.

Mead says many areas of Western Montana have seen strong winds, thunderstorms and hail so far today, and that the fast-moving systems will be heading primarily north of Missoula. Comments from Michelle Mead are below.