Montana isn't exactly the place you think of as a place tornadoes touch down.

We experience things close to tornadoes, such as Gale force winds all throughout the state and towns are just generally windy in north-central Montana.

No matter how winds shift in Montana, one should always be prepared for Tornado touch down around here.

There is a small town here in the state of Montana that has a very good chance of tornado touchdown.

According to the tornado Index Wibaux, MT is most likely to see a tornado touchdown in the state of Montana.

Wibaux is a small town in eastern Montana right next to the border in Wibaux County on I-94. According to Wikipedia, It has a current population based on the 2020 census of 589 and it's elevation is 2,654 feet above sea level.

For reference, it's right here on the map.

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Looking at an article from, Wibaux's tornado index lands a 32.74 which is the highest ranking in the state, It doesn't seem like much compared to Oklahoma where it gets to 363.83, but that's where you get into tornado alley and a higher risk of such weather.

Tornadoes are weird in the state of Montana.

They don't happen that often. I remember only two in my lifetime getting close. One about twenty years ago that touched down briefly in Vaughn, MT ripping a roof off of a convenience store, and one in Billings Dubbed ''The Father's Day Tornado" in 2010 which brought damage to the Metrapark and caused some flooding.

There was also a strange tornado recently that was witnessed on top of a mountain.

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