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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 232048

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Billings MT

248 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



MTZ065-066-240500-

/O.NEW.KBYZ.WI.Y.0014.191025T0000Z-191026T0000Z/

Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-

Including the cities of Livingston, Fishtail, and McLeod

248 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THURSDAY TO 6 PM MDT

FRIDAY...



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

  expected.



* WHERE...Livingston Area and Beartooth Foothills.



* WHEN...From 6 PM Thursday to 6 PM MDT Friday.



* IMPACTS...Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile

  vehicles. This includes travel on I-90 through Livingston. 



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high

profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.



Additional graphics for this hazard can be found at

http://www.weather.gov/billings



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WWUS75 KMSO 230046

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Missoula MT

646 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019



MTZ007-230200-

/O.EXP.KMSO.WI.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-191023T0100Z/

Butte/Blackfoot Region-

646 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019



...WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...



Breezy winds will continue over the next few hours but will

gradually decrease in strength through the evening.



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MTZ004-043-230200-

/O.EXP.KMSO.WI.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-191023T0100Z/

Lower Clark Fork Region-Potomac/Seeley Lake Region-

646 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019



...WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...



Breezy winds will continue to decrease through the evening.



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MTZ002-003-230200-

/O.EXP.KMSO.WI.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-191023T0100Z/

West Glacier Region-Flathead/Mission Valleys-

646 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019



...WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...



Breezy winds will continue to decrease through the evening.



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WWUS75 KTFX 232036

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

236 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



MTZ009.014-044.054-241100-

/O.CON.KTFX.HW.A.0008.191025T1500Z-191026T0600Z/

Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Glacier-Hill-Cascade-

Chouteau-Central and Southern Lewis and Clark-Toole-Liberty-

Eastern Pondera-Blaine-Southern Rocky Mountain Front-

Eastern Teton-Judith Basin-Fergus-Jefferson-Broadwater-Meagher-

Including Logan Pass, Marias Pass, Browning, Heart Butte, 

Cut Bank, Havre, Rocky Boy, Rudyard, Great Falls, Cascade, Belt, 

Kings Hill Pass, Fort Benton, Carter, Big Sandy, Helena, Lincoln,

MacDonald Pass, Rogers Pass, Shelby, Sunburst, Chester, Whitlash,

Brady, Conrad, Chinook, Harlem, Hays, Bynum, Choteau, Augusta, 

Fairfield, Dutton, Raynesford, Stanford, Hobson, Lewistown, 

Winifred, Lewistown Divide, Grass Range, Montana City, Boulder, 

Boulder Hill, Elk Park Pass, Homestake Pass, Whitehall, Toston, 

Townsend, Winston, Martinsdale, and White Sulphur Springs

236 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH

FRIDAY EVENING...



* WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph 

  possible at lower elevations, and 75 mph at higher elevations 

  along the Rocky Mountain Front.



* WHERE...Portions of central, north central, southwest and west 

  central Montana.



* WHEN...From Friday morning through Friday evening.



* IMPACTS...High winds may move loose debris, damage property 

  and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult especially 

  for high profile vehicles, light weight trailers, and camper 

  trailers.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this

situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe

location prior to the onset of winds.



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For more information from the National Weather Service visit

http://weather.gov/greatfalls



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