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FLUS45 KBYZ 310925
HWOBYZ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
325 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

MTZ028.042-056.058-063.068-WYZ098-099-010930-
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 BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
325 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER SOUTHEAST MONTANA THIS
AFTERNOON FROM EAST OF A LINE FROM MILES CITY TO BROADUS. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN A CORRIDOR FROM ALZADA TO BAKER...WHERE
WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. THESE WINDS WILL BEGIN
DISSIPATING BY LATE AFTERNOON. TRAVELERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF
DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS ON AREA ROADS. THESE STRONG WINDS COULD
EASILY BLOW AROUND OBJECTS THAT ARE NOT FIRMLY SECURED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AND LINGER
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. THIS STORM WILL PULL COOLER AIR INTO THE
AREA AND WILL PRODUCE SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS AND POSSIBLY THE
FOOTHILLS. A RAIN AND SNOW MIX IS POSSIBLE EARLY SUNDAY OVER THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS...THOUGH PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE NOT EXPECTED
TO BE SIGNIFICANT.

HUNTERS AND OTHER MOUNTAIN TRAVELERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
SNOWFALL SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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FLUS45 KGGW 310942
HWOGGW

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
342 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

MTZ016.027-059.062-010945-
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-
342 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND
RESULT IN HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR FORT PECK LAKE. A LAKE
WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE AREA LATE THIS WEEKEND WILL BRING
A DROP IN TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH WIND AND SOME PRECIPITATION.
THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AS RAIN SHOWERS LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT WITH SOME SNOW MIXING WITH THE RAIN BY SUNDAY
EVENING. WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE NOT
EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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