Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MTZ005-006-290300-
/O.CON.KMSO.WI.Y.0003.150328T1500Z-150329T0300Z/
MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS-BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE GUSTY... STRONG
  WINDS TO OCCUR THROUGHOUT THE DAY... IMPACTING THOSE WITH
  OUTDOOR PLANS OR THOSE TRAVELING IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH. BRIEF... INTERMITTENT GUSTS TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE...
  ESPECIALLY IN HIGHER TERRAIN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BITTERROOT VALLEY...MISSOULA...
  HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS

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.

&&

$$

MTZ007-043-290300-
/O.CON.KMSO.WI.Y.0003.150328T1500Z-150329T0300Z/
BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE STRONG... GUSTY
  WINDS TO OCCUR THROUGHOUT THE DAY. WINDS WILL CHIEFLY IMPACT
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG THE INTERSTATE 90
  CORRIDOR... PARTICULARLY FROM DRUMMOND TO BUTTE. THOSE WITH
  OUTDOOR PLANS COULD ALSO BE IMPACTED.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH. BRIEF... INTERMITTENT GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY
  12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS...
  HIGHWAY 200 BONNER TO GREENOUGH...HIGHWAY 83 SEELEY LAKE TO
  CONDON...I-90 EAST MISSOULA TO BEARMOUTH

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.

&&

$$

MTZ003-290300-
/O.CON.KMSO.LW.Y.0001.150328T1500Z-150329T0300Z/
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE A PERIOD OF
  STRONG... GUSTY WINDS ON FLATHEAD LAKE... THUS IMPACTING THE
  MACK DAYS FISHING TOURNAMENT... OR ANYONE WITH PLANS TO BE OUT
  ON THE LAKE TODAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 1 TO 2 FEET BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON... WITH THE
  GREATEST WAVE ACTIVITY EXPECTED ALONG THE EAST SIDE. CHOPPY
  CONDITIONS COULD BEGIN AS EARLY AS 6 AM MDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...FLATHEAD LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

NOTE...THE EXPERIMENTAL WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE
OF THE MID LAKE WATERS AND DOWNWIND SHORES. WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE
SIGNIFICANTLY LESS ON UPWIND SHORES.

&&

$$


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