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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
158 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...STRONG WINDS ACROSS NORTHWEST MONTANA TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

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KOOTENAI/CABINET REGION-WEST GLACIER REGION-
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
158 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT MDT
THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
MDT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: WINDS WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT ACROSS NORTHWEST
  MONTANA AS A SURFACE COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. WINDS
  WILL FURTHER INTENSIFY THURSDAY MORNING...CREATING HAZARDOUS
  WAVE CONDITIONS ON FLATHEAD LAKE AND IMPACTING TRAVEL OVER LOGAN
  PASS IN GLACIER PARK. WINDS WILL DISSIPATE FOR MUCH OF THE REGION
  BY LATE THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH GUSTING TO 35 MPH...
  INCREASING THURSDAY 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 40 MPH. OVER LOGAN
  PASS SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 60 MPH THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 2 TO 4 FOOT WAVES ON FLATEAD LAKE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 2 KALISPELL TO LIBBY...
  HIGHWAY 37 EUREKA TO LIBBY...HIGHWAY 56 BULL LAKE ROAD...
  HIGHWAY 93 EUREKA TO WHITEFISH...BAD ROCK CANYON...ESSEX...
  HIGHWAY 83 BIGFORK TO SWAN LAKE...MARIAS PASS...POLEBRIDGE...
  FLATHEAD LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

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.

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