Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Billings MT
343 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Southern Wheatland-Musselshell-Treasure-Northern Rosebud-Custer-
Fallon-Northern Stillwater-Yellowstone-Powder River-Carter-
Southern Big Horn-Eastern Carbon-Northern Park-
Northern Sweet Grass-Golden Valley-Red Lodge Foothills-
Northern Big Horn-Southern Rosebud-Judith Gap-Paradise Valley-
Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
Crazy Mountains-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-Sheridan Foothills-
343 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Montana...south central Montana...southeast Montana and north
central Wyoming.

* WHAT...Strong winds with a cold front Friday. Another period of
  strong winds Saturday night and Sunday.

* WHERE...Friday: the entire area. Saturday night: the western
  foothills. Sunday: the entire area.

* WHEN...Friday afternoon and then again Saturday night and Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A cold front will produce strong wind gusts
  as it moves through Friday afternoon and evening. The strong wind
  gusts along with unseasonably warm temperatures and low humidity
  values ahead of the front may lead to critical fire weather
  conditions. Strong wind gusts will develop along the western
  foothills Saturday night. Strong wind potential increases across
  the entire area Sunday. Those with travel, or outdoor plans,
  should monitor the forecast closely.


A Hazardous Weather Outlook is issued when hazardous weather could
impact the region within the next week. Be sure to stay tuned for
future updates as locations, timing, and impacts could change.
Begin preparations to mitigate any impacts that could result from
the hazardous weather.



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