weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
336 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014


MTZ009-048-192145-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.A.0015.140420T0000Z-140420T1800Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CHOTEAU
336 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING
  ASSOCIATED WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. GUSTY WEST WINDS
  WILL THEN CONTINUE INTO EARLY SUNDAY. TRAVEL COULD BECOME
  DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND VEHICLES TOWING TRAILERS.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHOTEAU...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE