Windstorm Blows Fuel Tank Across Highway in Great Falls, Montana

A windstorm with gusts over 70 mph struck Great Falls, Montana, on Wednesday, January 13, causing property damage and power outages in the region, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Footage shared by Christian Cassell shows strong winds blowing a 5,000 gallon underground fuel tank across Interstate 15, the NWS Great Falls wrote.

On Wednesday afternoon, the Montana Department of Transportation reported downed power lines and road closures in the impacted region.

The NWS forecast the strongest winds to surge into the afternoon, leading to more power outages, tree and roof damage, and blowing dust. Credit: Christian Cassell via Storyful