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Urgent Weather Messages

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WWUS75 KGGW 190913
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
313 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS FORT PECK LAKE...

.AFTER A LULL IN WIND SPEEDS EARLY THIS MORNING...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
ARE AGAIN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON ACROSS
FORT PECK LAKE BEFORE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

MTZ016-017-021.023-192300-
/O.NEW.KGGW.LW.Y.0006.150419T1400Z-150420T0400Z/
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
313 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS
MORNING TO 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING. 

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH...GUSTING TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH COULD 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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