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Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
238 PM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

MTZ009-010-044>046-048-049-231100-
/O.UPG.KTFX.HW.A.0012.171123T0600Z-171124T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.W.0016.171123T0600Z-171124T0600Z/
Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Glacier-Toole-Liberty-
Eastern Pondera-Southern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Teton-
Including the following locations Logan Pass, Marias Pass,
Browning, Heart Butte, Cut Bank, Shelby, Sunburst, Chester,
Whitlash, Brady, Conrad, Bynum, Choteau, Augusta, Fairfield,
and Dutton
238 PM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM
MST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 PM
MST Thursday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds: Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph across the
  high plains and gusts over 75 mph across the Rocky Mountain
  Front. Some favored areas could even see gusts up to 100 mph.

* Timing: Strong winds may start to develop after midnight
  tonight. Multiple rounds of strong winds are then expected for
  Thanksgiving Day through Thursday evening. Winds should then
  diminish Thursday night.

* Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
  Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
  difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Holiday shoppers,
  travelers, and those outdoors can expect high wind impacts,
  especially between 4 PM and 10 PM.

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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MTZ011>014-047-050-051-231100-
/O.CON.KTFX.HW.A.0012.171123T1200Z-171124T1200Z/
Hill-Cascade-Chouteau-Central and Southern Lewis and Clark-Blaine-
Judith Basin-Fergus-
Including the following locations Havre, Rocky Boy, Rudyard,
Great Falls, Cascade, Belt, Kings Hill Pass, Fort Benton, Carter,
Big Sandy, Helena, Lincoln, MacDonald Pass, Rogers Pass, Chinook,
Harlem, Hays, Raynesford, Stanford, Hobson, Lewistown, Winifred,
Lewistown Divide, and Grass Range
238 PM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

* Winds: Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing: Winds will begin to increase Thanksgiving morning, then
  become strong throughout the day and into the evening hours.
  Winds should then start to diminish later Thursday night into
  early Friday morning.

* Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
  Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be
  difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Holiday
  shoppers, travelers, and those outdoors can expect high wind
  impacts, especially between 4 PM and 10 PM.

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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MTZ008-015-052>055-231100-
/O.CON.KTFX.HW.A.0012.171123T2100Z-171124T1200Z/
Beaverhead-Madison-Jefferson-Broadwater-Meagher-Gallatin-
Including the following locations Big Hole Pass, Wisdom, Dillon,
Chief Joseph Pass, Monida Pass, Wise River, Ennis, Norris Hill,
Raynolds Pass, Twin Bridges, Virginia City, Montana City,
Boulder, Boulder Hill, Elk Park Pass, Homestake Pass, Whitehall,
Toston, Townsend, Martinsdale, White Sulphur Springs, Bozeman,
West Yellowstone, Battle Ridge Pass, Bozeman Pass,
and Targhee Pass
238 PM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

* Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing: Winds will strengthen during the day on Thanksgiving.
  Strong winds may then be found Thursday afternoon through late
  Thursday night.

* Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
  Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult,
  especially for high profile vehicles. Holiday shoppers,
  travelers, and those outdoors can expect high wind impacts,
  especially between 4 PM and 10 PM.

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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