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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
102 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

MTZ009-048-231100-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.A.0020.141024T0000Z-141024T1800Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CHOTEAU
102 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

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

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: STRONG WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE ROCKY
  MOUNTAIN FRONT BEGINNING ON THURSDAY EVENING AND THEN CONTINUING
  THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WEST WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH...WITH GUSTS NEAR
  65 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: THE STRONG WINDS COULD CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHOTEAU...BROWNING AND 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.

&&

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
258 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

...STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE FOR THE CODY FOOTHILLS THURSDAY NIGHT
AND FRIDAY MORNING...

.AN INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT AS WELL AS STRONG WINDS ALOFT
SURFACING TO TO THE GROUND WILL POTENTIALLY CAUSE STRONG WINDS TO
OCCUR IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

WYZ003-231200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.A.0016.141024T0000Z-141024T1500Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
258 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...STRONG WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THURSDAY
  EVENING AND PERSIST THROUGH 9 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIND...WEST WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 60 TO 65
  MPH...ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY OF CLARK.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS CROSS WINDS COULD DEVELOP...ESPECIALLY ALONG
  HIGHWAY 120 NORTH OF CODY. THE MOST WIND PRONE AREA WILL BE
  NORTH OF MILE MARKER 120 AND NORTH FROM THERE TO AROUND CLARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

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