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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 232122
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
322 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ016-017-021.023-241100-
/O.CON.KGGW.LW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140425T0300Z/
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
322 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

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

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM MDT THURSDAY. 

* TIMING...THE STRONG WINDS WILL DIMINISH SOMEWHAT THIS EVENING
  THEN RETURN THURSDAY MORNING. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH TONIGHT THEN 15 TO 30 MPH THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HIGH WAVES THAT COULD 
  TIP OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT. FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS PARTIALLY 
  ICE COVERED. THIS ICE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE AND COULD 
  TRAP AND DAMAGE BOATS.

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 NEAR PROTECTED AREAS.

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WWUS75 KTFX 232354
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
554 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ009-010-044-046-048-240100-
/O.EXP.KTFX.HW.W.0023.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-TOOLE-
EASTERN PONDERA-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CUT BANK...SHELBY...CONRAD...CHOTEAU
554 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE HIGH WIND WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING. 

STRONG WINDS ARE BEGINNING TO DIMINISH OVER NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA.
THUS THE HIGH WIND WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 6 PM.

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