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Urgent Weather Messages

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Note:  Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.    
This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
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WWUS75 KBYZ 160559
NPWBYZ

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1159 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

MTZ034-160700-
/O.CAN.KBYZ.HW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141016T0600Z/
NORTHERN STILLWATER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBUS...ABSAROKEE
1159 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS CANCELLED THE HIGH
WIND WARNING. 

THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS HAVE MOVED EAST OF STILLWATER COUNTY
THIS EVENING. EXPECT OCCASIONAL GUSTS AS STRONG AS 45 MPH THROUGH
1 AM...BUT THE THREAT FOR DAMAGING WIND GUSTS HAS ENDED.

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MTZ041-065-066-160700-
/O.CAN.KBYZ.WI.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-141016T0600Z/
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIG TIMBER...LIVINGSTON...FISHTAIL...
MCLEOD
1159 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS CANCELLED THE WIND
ADVISORY. 

WIND GUSTS HAVE DIMINISHED OVER THE ADVISORY AREA FOR THE PAST
COUPLE OF HOURS. COULD STILL SEE AN OCCASIONAL GUST TO 45 MPH IN
THE BIG TIMBER AREA AND SURROUNDING HILLS THROUGH 1 AM...BUT THE
THREAT OF DAMAGING WIND GUSTS HAS ENDED.

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WWUS75 KGGW 160931
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
331 AM MDT THU OCT 16 2014

MTZ016-017-021.023-170100-
/O.CON.KGGW.LW.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-141017T0100Z/
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
331 AM MDT THU OCT 16 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING. 

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...WITH
  WINDS SPEEDS DROPPING AROUND SUNSET.

* WINDS...WEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH 
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH MAY 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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WWUS75 KMSO 160259
NPWMSO

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
859 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

MTZ007-160400-
/O.EXP.KMSO.WI.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-141016T0300Z/
BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
859 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING. 

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY 
  12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...MACDONALD PASS

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WWUS75 KTFX 160558
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1158 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

MTZ009-048-160700-
/O.EXP.KTFX.HW.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141016T0600Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
LOGAN PASS...CHOTEAU
1158 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE HIGH WIND WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT. 

WIND SPEEDS HAVE DROPPED BELOW SEVERE SPEEDS AND ARE NOT EXPECTED
TO INCREASE AGAIN...SO THE HIGH WIND WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT
MIDNIGHT. 


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