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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 KMSO 190249
NPWMSO

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
849 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014



MTZ003-190400-
/O.EXP.KMSO.LW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140419T0300Z/
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
849 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING. 



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WWUS75 KTFX 191737
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1137 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

MTZ009-048-200400-
/O.UPG.KTFX.HW.A.0015.140420T0000Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.W.0022.140420T0300Z-140421T0000Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CHOTEAU
1137 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
MDT SUNDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS
  EVENING AND BECOME STRONG WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES AND VEHICLES TOWING TRAILERS.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ARE LIKELY.

* 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 WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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MTZ010-044-045-200400-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.W.0022.140420T0300Z-140421T0000Z/
EASTERN GLACIER-TOOLE-LIBERTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK...SHELBY...CHESTER
1137 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
MDT SUNDAY. 

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT
  AND BECOME STRONG WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT SUNDAY
  MORNING. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES AND VEHICLES TOWING TRAILERS.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH ARE LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CUT BANK...CHESTER...SHELBY.

* 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 WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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