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FLUS45 KBYZ 230856
HWOBYZ

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Billings MT
256 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

MTZ028.042-056.058-063.068-WYZ098-099-240900-
Southern Wheatland-Musselshell-Treasure-Northern Rosebud-Custer-
Fallon-Northern Stillwater-Yellowstone-Powder River-Carter-
Southern Big Horn-Eastern Carbon-Northern Park-
Northern Sweet Grass-Golden Valley-Red Lodge Foothills-
Northern Big Horn-Southern Rosebud-Judith Gap-Paradise Valley-
Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
Crazy Mountains-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-Sheridan Foothills-
256 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Montana...south central Montana...southeast Montana and north
central Wyoming.

* WHAT...Elevated fire weather concerns followed by a strong 
  Canadian cold front.

* WHERE...Across the region.

* WHEN...Wednesday into Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Wednesday will be warm, dry and windy.
  Expect temps in the 70s, humidity in the teens and increasing
  west winds. Gusts of 50 to 60 mph are possible from Livingston
  and Nye to Big Timber and Harlowton, with gusts of 30 to 50 mph
  further east. A strong cold front will bring a shift to gusty
  northwest winds by Wednesday evening. Some snow showers are
  possible late Wednesday night into early Thursday, with minor
  accumulations possible, mainly along the southern foothills.

* ADDITIONAL HAZARD CONCERNS...Travel will be impacted by gusty
  cross winds Wednesday into Wednesday night. Some slick roads are
  possible along the foothills Thursday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Hazardous Weather Outlook is issued when hazardous weather could
impact the region within the next week. Be sure to stay tuned for
future updates as locations, timing, and impacts could change.
Begin preparations to mitigate any impacts that could result from
the hazardous weather.

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FLUS45 KGGW 230926
HWOGGW

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
326 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

MTZ016.027-059.062-240930-
Central and Southeast Phillips-Central and Southern Valley-
Daniels-Sheridan-Western Roosevelt-Petroleum-Garfield-McCone-
Richland-Dawson-Prairie-Wibaux-Northern Phillips-
Southwest Phillips-Northern Valley-Eastern Roosevelt-
326 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Montana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty northwest winds will create boating hazards on Fort Peck
Lake today. A Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A cold front will approach the region late Wednesday. Strong
northwest winds will occur with this system and persist at times
into Thursday. Isolated wind gusts in excess of 50 mph are
possible. 

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

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