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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
334 AM MST Thu Dec 13 2018

MTZ065-066-141045-
/O.EXT.KBYZ.HW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-181215T1200Z/
Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-
Including the cities of Livingston, Fishtail, and McLeod
334 AM MST Thu Dec 13 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SATURDAY...

* TIMING...Through Friday night.

* WIND FORECAST...Winds will increase this morning and become very
  strong again this afternoon and tonight. Expect wind gusts above
  60 mph this morning, with occasional gusts to 70 mph this
  afternoon and tonight. Winds will stay strong Friday and Friday
  night.

* IMPACTS...Very strong crosswinds along I-90 from Livingston to
  Springdale, and local roads around Nye, will make travel very
  difficult and potentially dangerous.

* WINDS...Gusts of 60 to 75 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds of these magnitudes can cause property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use
caution until the winds subside.

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http://weather.gov/Billings

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
305 AM MST Thu Dec 13 2018

MTZ009-010-048-140000-
/O.CON.KTFX.HW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-181214T0000Z/
Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Glacier-
Southern Rocky Mountain Front-
Including Logan Pass, Marias Pass, Browning, Heart Butte,
Cut Bank, Bynum, Choteau, and Augusta
305 AM MST Thu Dec 13 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Southwest to west 35 to 45 mph with gusts mostly up to
  65 mph, but gusts to 85 mph are possible in wind favored
  locations right along the Rocky Mountain Front.

* TIMING...Very strong winds will continue through early this
  afternoon, then gradually decrease through the early evening
  hours.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds may blow down some trees and power
  lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult,
  especially for high profile vehicles and those towing trailers.
  Winds combining with newly fallen snow may also produce periods
  of ground blizzard conditions along and west of a line from
  Babb to East Glacier in western Glacier County.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph, or gusts
of 58 mph or more, can lead to property damage.

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http://www.weather.gov/greatfalls

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