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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
238 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...GUSTY WINDS SATURDAY ACROSS FORT PECK LAKE...

. AN UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE FROM THE CANADIAN ROCKIES WILL PUSH A
COLD FRONT AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ACROSS THE REGION BEGINNING
SATURDAY MORNING.

MTZ016-017-021>023-181000-
/O.NEW.KGGW.LW.Y.0005.150418T1300Z-150419T0900Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
238 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 3 AM MDT
SUNDAY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
SATURDAY TO 3 AM MDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH OVERNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...FROM THE NORTH AND NORTHWEST AT 30 MPH GUSTING TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH COULD TIP OR
  SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE.  FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS.
STAY CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$

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