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Note:  Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.    
This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
complete document.
 
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WWUS75 KBYZ 191755
NPWBYZ

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
1055 AM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

MTZ065-066-201800-
/O.UPG.KBYZ.WI.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-171120T1900Z/
/O.NEW.KBYZ.HW.W.0006.171119T1755Z-171121T0100Z/
Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-
Including the cities of Livingston, Fishtail, and McLeod
1055 AM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a High Wind
Warning...which is in effect until 6 PM MST Monday. 

* TIMING...Through Monday afternoon.

* OBSERVATIONS...Winds have been gusting to 68 mph from 
  Livingston to Nye as of 10 am Sunday. 

* IMPACTS...Dangerous crosswinds along I-90 from Livingston to 
  Springdale, and roads near Nye. 

* WINDS...Gusts around 60 mph today, increasing to around 75 mph
  tonight and Monday morning. Wind gusts will begin to lessen 
  Monday afternoon. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles and trailers. Use extra caution and consider 
alternate routes. Winds of these magnitudes can cause property 
damage without extra precautions.

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http://weather.gov/Billings


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WWUS75 KTFX 192138
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
238 PM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

MTZ012-014-044-046-049-050-201200-
/O.CON.KTFX.HW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-171120T1500Z/
Cascade-Central and Southern Lewis and Clark-Toole-
Eastern Pondera-Eastern Teton-Judith Basin-
Including the following locations Great Falls, Cascade, Belt, 
Kings Hill Pass, Helena, Lincoln, MacDonald Pass, Rogers Pass, 
Shelby, Sunburst, Brady, Conrad, Fairfield, Dutton, Raynesford, 
Stanford, and Hobson
238 PM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY...

* Winds: Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing: Strong winds will continue or increase into this 
  evening, peaking in strength tonight.

* Impacts: Travel may be difficult, especially for high-profile
  vehicles. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
  lines. Scattered power outages are possible.

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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MTZ009-010-048-201200-
/O.CON.KTFX.HW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-171120T1200Z/
Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Glacier-
Southern Rocky Mountain Front-
Including the following locations Logan Pass, Marias Pass, 
Browning, Heart Butte, Cut Bank, Bynum, Choteau, and Augusta
238 PM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST MONDAY...

* Winds: Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 80 mph.

* Timing: High winds will continue through the overnight period, 
  peaking in strength this evening.

* Impacts: Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile
  vehicles. Visibility may be limited in some areas due to 
  blowing snow. Isolated to scattered property damage possible.

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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