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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
333 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...COLD FRONT PASSAGE WILL GENERATE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

MTZ016-017-023-290300-
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CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...CIRCLE
333 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM
MDT SUNDAY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON TODAY TO 4 AM MDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...NOON UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN 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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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
333 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...COLD FRONT PASSAGE WILL GENERATE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

MTZ021-022-290300-
/O.NEW.KGGW.HW.W.0007.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
/O.EXT.KGGW.LW.Y.0001.150329T0300Z-150329T1000Z/
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINNETT...JORDAN
333 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 AM MDT SUNDAY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE IS NOW IN
EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM MDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...NOON UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
  MPH...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 MPH LATE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL ALSO MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE
  ROUGH AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN 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.

TAKE ACTION TO SECURE TRASH CANS...LAWN FURNITURE...AND OTHER
LOOSE OR LIGHTWEIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS. HIGH WINDS CAN TOPPLE
TREES...BLOW WEAKENED ROOFS OFF HOUSES...AND DOWN POWER LINES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MTZ003-290300-
/O.CON.KMSO.LW.Y.0001.150328T1500Z-150329T0300Z/
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE A PERIOD OF
  STRONG... GUSTY WINDS ON FLATHEAD LAKE... THUS IMPACTING THE
  MACK DAYS FISHING TOURNAMENT... OR ANYONE WITH PLANS TO BE OUT
  ON THE LAKE TODAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 1 TO 2 FEET BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON... WITH THE
  GREATEST WAVE ACTIVITY EXPECTED ALONG THE EAST SIDE. CHOPPY
  CONDITIONS COULD BEGIN AS EARLY AS 6 AM MDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...FLATHEAD LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

NOTE...THE EXPERIMENTAL WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE
OF THE MID LAKE WATERS AND DOWNWIND SHORES. WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE
SIGNIFICANTLY LESS ON UPWIND SHORES.

&&

$$

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