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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
843 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...GUSTY AND ERRATIC WIND EXPECTED FOR FORT PECK LAKE OVERNIGHT...

.A TIGHTLY WOUND LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SPINNING THROUGH THE REGION
IS DIRECTING STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS FORT PECK LAKE TONIGHT
WHICH IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH A FEW ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

MTZ016-017-021>023-051000-
/O.NEW.KGGW.LW.Y.0036.150905T0243Z-150905T1800Z/
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
843 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT SATURDAY FOR FORT
PECK LAKE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
SATURDAY.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* WINDS...FROM THE EAST AND NORTHEAST AT 20 TO 30 MPH...BECOMING
  ERRATIC AND STRONGER WITH PASSING OVERNIGHT THUNDERSTORMS AS
  GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SUDDEN AND ERRATIC SHIFTS IN WIND SPEED AND DIRECTION
  NEAR STORMS WILL MAKE THE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH AND
  HAZARDOUS WITH HIGH WAVES WHICH MAY 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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