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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
946 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015


MTZ005-006-281600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0003.150328T1500Z-150329T0300Z/
MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS-BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-
946 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE GUSTY, STRONG
  WINDS TO OCCUR THROUGHOUT THE DAY SATURDAY, 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.

&&

$$

MTZ007-043-281600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0003.150328T1500Z-150329T0300Z/
BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
946 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE STRONG, GUSTY
  WINDS TO OCCUR THROUGHOUT THE DAY SATURDAY. 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 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.

&&

$$

MTZ003-281600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.LW.Y.0001.150328T1500Z-150329T0300Z/
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
946 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY.

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

* 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...FLATHEAD VALLEY...
   MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

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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