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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
complete document.
 
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WWUS75 KBYZ 241018
NPWBYZ

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
318 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

MTZ065-066-251030-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WI.Y.0027.141125T0100Z-141125T1900Z/
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LIVINGSTON...FISHTAIL...MCLEOD
318 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
MST TUESDAY...

* IMPACTS...CONTROLLING HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES 
  WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT DUE TO STRONG CROSSWINDS ON I-90 FROM 
  LIVINGSTON TO SPRINGDALE AND ON LOCAL ROADS NEAR NYE. 

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BECOME VERY STRONG THIS EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ARE 
  EXPECTED. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS


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WWUS75 KGGW 232332
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
432 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014


MTZ016-017-021.023-240045-
/O.EXP.KGGW.LW.Y.0056.000000T0000Z-141124T0000Z/
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
432 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
FORT PECK LAKE...

THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE WILL EXPIRE AT 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON. 

WIND OVER FORT PECK LAKE HAS DIMINISHED. THEREFORE THE LAKE WIND
ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 5 PM. 

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WWUS75 KTFX 241028
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
328 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

MTZ009-014-048-242230-
/O.UPG.KTFX.HW.A.0024.141125T0400Z-141125T2000Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.W.0034.141125T0400Z-141125T2000Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-
SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...
CHOTEAU
328 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM MST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM
MST TUESDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
  MONDAY EVENING ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS FROM GLACIER PARK SOUTH
  TO MACDONALD PASS.

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH IN
  ISOLATED LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* OTHER IMPACTS: DIFFICULT TRAVEL FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHOTEAU...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...
  LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...BROWNING... MARIAS 
  PASS 

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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