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Urgent Weather Messages

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WWUS75 KGGW 010904
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
304 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

MTZ016-017-021.023-012200-
/O.EXT.KGGW.LW.Y.0038.141001T1200Z-141003T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
304 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THURSDAY. 

* TIMING...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TODAY FOLLOWED BY A LULL TONIGHT
  AND STRONGER NORTHWEST WINDS ON THURSDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH TODAY AND NORTHWEST 20 TO 30
  MPH ON THURSDAY...WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 40 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH 
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH COULD TIP 
  OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS.

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