High Wind Watch

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

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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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