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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 KGGW 251954
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
154 PM MDT Thu May 25 2017

...GUSTY LAKE WINDS CONTINUING TODAY...

.The large low pressure system spinning through southern
Saskatchewan will continue to push gusty northwest winds across
the region through this evening.

MTZ016-017-021.023-260300-
/O.CON.KGGW.LW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170526T0300Z/
Central and Southeast Phillips-Central and Southern Valley-
Petroleum-Garfield-McCone-
Including the city of Fort Peck
154 PM MDT Thu May 25 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

* WINDS...From the northwest at 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 
  mph.

* TIMING...Now through 9 PM this evening.

* IMPACTS...These winds will make open waters of the lake rough
  and hazardous, and can result in high waves which would tip or 
  swamp smaller craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Boaters should use extreme 
caution if venturing onto Fort Peck Lake. For your personal 
safety, avoid the open waters. Stay close to shore or around 
protected areas.

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WWUS75 KMSO 250244
NPWMSO

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Missoula MT
844 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

IDZ010-MTZ005.007-043-250345-
/O.CAN.KMSO.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170525T0300Z/
Eastern Lemhi County-Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys-
Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains-Butte/Blackfoot Region-
Potomac/Seeley Lake Region-
844 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has cancelled the Wind
Advisory. 



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WWUS75 KTFX 250217
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
817 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

MTZ009.014-044.051-250330-
/O.CAN.KTFX.HW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170525T0600Z/
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-
817 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has cancelled the
High Wind Warning.

Gusty winds will continue to slowly diminish through tonight and
into Thursday.

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