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Accidents and Incidents Report

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 251012

NPWBYZ



URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Billings MT

312 AM MST Thu Feb 25 2021



MTZ063-141-172-228-261015-

/O.CON.KBYZ.HW.W.0005.210225T1600Z-210226T2200Z/

Judith Gap-Northern Sweet Grass-Melville Foothills-

Southern Wheatland-

Including the cities of Judith Gap, Big Timber, Melville, 

and Harlowton

312 AM MST Thu Feb 25 2021



...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO

3 PM MST FRIDAY...



* WHAT...West winds gusting up to 60 mph.



* WHERE...Judith Gap, Northern Sweet Grass, Melville Foothills 

  and Southern Wheatland.



* WHEN...From 9 AM Thursday to 3 PM MST Friday.



* IMPACTS...Travel along Highway 191 from Big Timber to Harlowton

  and Judith Gap, will be impacted by dangerous crosswinds, 

  especially for high profile vehicles.



* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strongest winds will occur this afternoon

  and late Friday morning. Winds will decrease some tonight, 

  before picking up again Friday morning.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Those with travel plans may want to consider delaying travel or

plan an alternate route. Use caution if you must drive.



Additional graphics for this hazard can be found at

http://www.weather.gov/billings



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MTZ065-066-261015-

/O.CON.KBYZ.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-210226T1900Z/

Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-

Including the cities of Livingston, Fishtail, and McLeod

312 AM MST Thu Feb 25 2021



...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST FRIDAY...



* WHAT...Southwest winds gusting 60 to 65 mph.



* WHERE...Livingston Area and Beartooth Foothills.



* WHEN...Through noon MST Friday.



* IMPACTS...Travel on I-90 around Livingston, and on local roads 

  around Nye, will be impacted by dangerous crosswinds, especially

  for high profile vehicles.



* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest winds are expected to be this

  morning through this evening.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Those with travel plans may want to consider delaying travel or

plan an alternate route. Use caution if you must drive.



Additional graphics for this hazard can be found at

http://www.weather.gov/billings



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WWUS75 KTFX 250928

NPWTFX



URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

228 AM MST Thu Feb 25 2021



MTZ009-010-048-252300-

/O.CON.KTFX.HW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-210226T0600Z/

Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Glacier-

Southern Rocky Mountain Front-

Including Logan Pass, Browning, Heart Butte, Cut Bank, Bynum, 

Choteau, and Augusta

228 AM MST Thu Feb 25 2021



...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING...



* WHAT...Southwest winds 35 to 45 mph, with gusts up to 75 mph 

  occurring.



* WHERE...Southern Rocky Mountain Front, Northern Rocky Mountain 

  Front and Eastern Glacier.



* WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening.



* IMPACTS...Strong winds could blow down trees and power lines. 

  Some power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, 

  especially for high profile vehicles.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or your local media for the latest

updates on this situation.



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MTZ012-014-044-046-049-050-053-054-252300-

/O.CON.KTFX.HW.W.0005.210225T1500Z-210226T0600Z/

Cascade-Central and Southern Lewis and Clark-Toole-

Eastern Pondera-Eastern Teton-Judith Basin-Broadwater-Meagher-

Including Great Falls, Cascade, Belt, Kings Hill Pass, Helena, 

Flesher Pass, Lincoln, MacDonald Pass, Rogers Pass, Shelby, 

Sunburst, Brady, Conrad, Fairfield, Dutton, Raynesford, Stanford,

Hobson, Toston, Townsend, Winston, Martinsdale, Deep Creek Pass, 

and White Sulphur Springs

228 AM MST Thu Feb 25 2021



...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT

FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...



* WHAT...Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph, with gusts up to 60 mph 

  expected.



* WHERE...Eastern Teton, Meagher, Judith Basin, Eastern Pondera, 

  Toole, Cascade, Broadwater and Central and Southern Lewis and 

  Clark.



* WHEN...From 8 AM this morning to 11 PM MST this evening.



* IMPACTS...Strong winds could blow trees and power lines. A few 

  power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially

  for high profile vehicles.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or your local media for the latest

updates on this situation.



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