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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 242325
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
525 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

MTZ016-017-021.023-250030-
/O.CAN.KGGW.LW.Y.0047.000000T0000Z-141025T0000Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
525 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS CANCELLED THE LAKE
WIND ADVISORY. 

THE WEST WIND WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH QUICKLY EARLY THIS EVENING
ALLOW FOR EARLY CANCELLATION OF THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY.

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WWUS75 KMSO 251331
NPWMSO

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
731 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014


IDZ007-252315-
/O.CON.KMSO.WI.Y.0023.141025T2000Z-141026T1200Z/
OROFINO/GRANGEVILLE REGION-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KOOSKIA
731 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* IMPACTS...STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND COULD AFFECT HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...CAMAS PRAIRIE...GRANGEVILLE AND 
  VICINITY...HIGHWAY 95 SLATE CREEK TO RIGGINS...WHITE BIRD 
  GRADE. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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WWUS75 KTFX 251031
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
431 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014


MTZ009-048-252245-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.A.0021.141026T0000Z-141027T0600Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CHOTEAU
431 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. 

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS
  EVENING AND COULD BECOME STRONG NEAR AND AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS
  ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH SUNDAY EVENING. STRONG WINDS COULD MAKE
  TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 75 MPH
  ARE POSSIBLE. 

* OTHER IMPACTS: POOR VISIBILITIES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE
  EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHOTEAU...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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MTZ010-252245-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.A.0021.141026T0600Z-141027T0000Z/
EASTERN GLACIER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK
431 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. 

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE
  AFTER MIDNIGHT AND COULD BECOME STRONG BY EARLY MORNING. WINDS
  ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG WINDS
  COULD MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE. 

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CUT BANK.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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