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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
525 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS ACROSS NORTHWEST MONTANA BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON...

MTZ001>003-250600-
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/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0018.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
KOOTENAI/CABINET REGION-WEST GLACIER REGION-
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
525 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE THIS MORNING AND
  BECOME GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON IN NORTHWEST MONTANA. GUSTY WINDS
  THIS AFTERNOON WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS ON FLATHEAD
  LAKE AND IMPACT TRAVEL OVER LOGAN PASS IN GLACIER PARK. WINDS
  WILL DISSIPATE FOR MUCH OF THE REGION BY LATE THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH GUSTING TO 35 MPH DURING
  THE EARLY AFTERNOON...INCREASING 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 40 MPH.
  OVER LOGAN PASS SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 60 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 2 TO 4 FOOT WAVES ON FLATHEAD LAKE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 2 KALISPELL TO LIBBY...
  HIGHWAY 37 EUREKA TO LIBBY...HIGHWAY 56 BULL LAKE ROAD...
  HIGHWAY 93 EUREKA TO WHITEFISH...BAD ROCK CANYON...ESSEX...
  HIGHWAY 83 BIGFORK TO SWAN LAKE...MARIAS PASS...POLEBRIDGE...
  FLATHEAD LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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