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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
337 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

MTZ009-010-048-172200-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.A.0014.140418T1800Z-140419T0600Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-
SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CUT BANK...CHOTEAU
337 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

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

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: STRONG WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE ROCKY
  MOUNTAIN FRONT AND IN THE CUT BANK AREA FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WEST WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH...WITH GUSTS NEAR
  60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. ISOLATED GUSTS NEAR 70 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AT
  RIDGE TOPS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: TRAVEL COULD BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE OVER
  MARIAS PASS.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CUT BANK...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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