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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
412 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ009-010-044-046-048-240000-
/O.CON.KTFX.HW.W.0023.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-TOOLE-
EASTERN PONDERA-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CUT BANK...SHELBY...CONRAD...CHOTEAU
412 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: STRONG WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THIS AFTERNOON. TRAVEL COULD BE DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES AND VEHICLES TOWING TRAILERS.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CUT BANK...CHOTEAU...CONRAD...
  BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...SHELBY.

* 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 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.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
914 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

MTZ006-007-231500-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0044.140423T0314Z-140423T1500Z/
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
914 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES AND HIGHER
  ELEVATION VALLEYS MAY CAUSE DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH
  PERIODS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO ONE INCH OF SLUSHY SNOW ON HIGHWAYS.
  UP TO TWO INCHES ON GRASSY SURFACES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST TRAIL
  PASS...LOLO PASS...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY 12
  GARRISON TO ELLISTON...MACDONALD PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
318 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ016-017-021>023-232200-
/O.EXT.KGGW.LW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140425T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
318 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
FORT PECK LAKE...

THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...STRONG WEST WINDS WINDS TODAY. THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH
  SOMEWHAT THIS EVENING. THE STRONG WEST WINDS WILL RETURN
  THURSDAY MORNING AND DIMINISH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH TODAY. WEST 15 TO 25 MPH TONIGHT. WEST
  15 TO 30 MPH THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HIGH WAVES THAT COULD
  TIP OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT. FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS PARTIALLY
  ICE COVERED. THIS ICE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE AND COULD
  TRAP AND DAMAGE BOATS.

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 NEAR PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
649 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...WINDY TODAY CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST...

.STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
SPREAD EAST ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH CAN
BE EXPECTED FROM MINOT AND BISMARCK...EAST TO RUGBY...JAMESTOWN
AND ELLENDALE. WINDS WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST AS THE LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. HOWEVER...STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE SYSTEM OVER
THE FAR SOUTHWEST...INCLUDING BOWMAN AND HETTINGER...AND CONTINUE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY THOSE IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

NDZ040-041-043-044-232000-
/O.CON.KBIS.WI.Y.0013.140423T1800Z-140424T0000Z/
SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARMARTH...MOTT...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
549 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...AND
OR GUSTS UNDER 58 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$
NH/TWH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
408 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

IDZ017-020-021-232100-
/O.CON.KPIH.WI.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-140424T0300Z/
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLEY...RUPERT...SHOSHONE...CAREY...
IDAHO FALLS...REXBURG...RIGBY...POCATELLO...BLACKFOOT
408 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...WINDS HAVE BACKED OFF SLIGHTLY EARLY THIS MORNING BUT
  REMAIN BREEZY TO MODERATE. EXPECT STRONG GUSTY WINDS TO RETURN
  BY LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.
* WINDS...SUSTAINED 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...BURLEY...AMERICAN FALLS...POCATELLO...
  BLACKFOOT...INL AND IDAHO FALLS.

* IMPACTS...STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOCAL AREAS OF BLOWING
  DUST WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
348 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION THIS MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS
BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BECOME VERY GUSTY ACROSS NORTHWEST SOUTH
DAKOTA AND AREAS JUST EAST OF THE BLACK HILLS. THE WINDS WILL
BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

SDZ001-002-012-013-026-031-072-073-231800-
/O.CON.KUNR.WI.Y.0016.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-RAPID CITY-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...RAPID CITY...WALL...STURGIS...
UNION CENTER
348 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
MDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE BY LATE
  THIS MORNING...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS LASTING INTO THE LATE
  AFTERNOON HOURS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SUDDEN WIND GUSTS CAN CAUSE DRIVERS TO LOSE
  CONTROL... ESPECIALLY IN LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
  STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE BLOWING DUST...REDUCED VISIBILITY...AND
  FLYING DEBRIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS 30 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH...ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
419 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ055-240000-
/O.CON.KTFX.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOZEMAN...WEST YELLOWSTONE
419 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST MONTANA...INCLUDING ALL OF GALLATIN COUNTY.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* RECENT PRECIPITATION AND MELTING OF MID-MOUNTAIN SNOWPACK WILL
  CAUSE RISING WATER LEVELS ON AREA CREEKS AND RIVERS.
  PRECIPITATION TODAY WILL BE SCATTERED AND COOLER TEMPERATES WILL
  LIMIT ADDITIONAL SNOWMELT TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* RISING WATER LEVELS ARE POSSIBLE ON RIVERS AND STREAMS FED BY
  MOUNTAIN SNOWPACK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
SDZ026-240000-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
401 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...AIR POLLUTION ALERT FOR DUST FOR RAPID CITY WEST OF THE GAP
   FROM 900 AM MDT UNTIL 600 PM MDT TODAY...

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO
45 MPH...LATE THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE
AFTERNOON...DECREASING BY EARLY EVENING.

THE RAPID CITY AIR QUALITY OFFICE RECOMMENDS THE ELDERLY...YOUNG...
AND ANYONE WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS AVOID EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL
EXERTION AND EXPOSURE TO THE OUTSIDE AIR.

VOLUNTARY ACTIONS TO REDUCE DUST POLLUTION INCLUDE...CEASING OR
REDUCING THE MANIPULATION OF SOIL IN CONSTRUCTION...INDUSTRIAL...
AND AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES...AND INCREASING THE USE OF POLLUTION
CONTROLS FOR SOIL STABILIZATION...WASTE PITS...STOCK PILES...AND
CONSTRUCTION SITES.

&&

HOURLY DUST CONCENTRATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE DENR WEB PAGE
HTTP://DENR.SD.GOV/DES/AQ/AAREALTIME.ASPX

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
602 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

IDZ001-004-WAZ037-038-042-241315-
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
602 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO...
NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW SHOWERS MAY BRING MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE VALLEYS
WEDNESDAY MORNING...AND TO THE MOUNTAINS ALL DAY WEDNESDAY. LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS MAY IMPACT THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. LATE TONIGHT ANOTHER
SYSTEM MOVES IN FROM THE SOUTH...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LIGHT
SNOWS CONTINUING NEAR PASS LEVEL. MODERATE SNOWS ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE HIGH MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE INLAND NORTHWEST THURSDAY
WITH MORE RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW AND BREEZY CONDITIONS. SOME
MODERATE SNOWS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS.



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
602 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

IDZ002-003-026-027-WAZ031>036-041-043-044-241315-
COEUR D`ALENE AREA-IDAHO PALOUSE-LEWISTON AREA-
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES-NORTHEAST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-WASHINGTON PALOUSE-
MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-SPOKANE AREA-WENATCHEE AREA-
OKANOGAN VALLEY-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
602 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO...
NORTH CENTRAL IDAHO...CENTRAL WASHINGTON...EAST CENTRAL
WASHINGTON...NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND
SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS MAY BRING SOME LOW ELEVATION SNOW TO MANY
LOCATIONS EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. ANY ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE
LIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE INLAND NORTHWEST THURSDAY
WITH MORE RAIN AND BREEZY CONDITIONS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
WILL DEVELOP FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS
WELL...WHICH MAY BE CAPABLE OF GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL AND
LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS.



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
631 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-241300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
631 AM MDT (731 AM CDT) WED APR 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY TODAY FOR THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL SOUTH
   DAKOTA PLAINS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING...WITH GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND IT. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE
ACROSS THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS...WHERE
GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED DURING THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON HOURS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA
TODAY. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ARE LIKELY AGAIN ACROSS THE NORTHWEST AND
WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS ON THURSDAY AS A STORM SYSTEM
PASSES TO THE NORTH OF THE AREA. GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE
IN THESE AREAS.

THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND AND
WILL TAKE A MORE SOUTHERLY TRACK ACROSS THE REGION. THERE IS A LOT
OF UNCERTAINTY RIGHT NOW WITH REGARD TO THE TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM...
BUT PRECIPITATION DOES LOOK LIKELY OVER THE AREA...ESPECIALLY FROM
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY NIGHT. RAINFALL IS EXPECTED IN
MOST AREAS...AT LEAST INITIALLY. DEPENDING ON THE TRACK OF THE SYSTEM
AND HOW QUICKLY IT MOVES...TEMPERATURES COULD BECOME COLD ENOUGH FOR
SOME SNOWFALL...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF
THE FORECAST AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
649 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

NDZ001-002-009-010-017>019-031>033-241200-
DIVIDE-BURKE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-
649 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014 /549 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST NORTH
DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT..

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY WEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL WITH VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER.

A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST ON FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY...AND TO MOST OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$
TWH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
649 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

NDZ040-041-043-044-241200-
SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
549 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT..

STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MILES PER HOUR WILL SUBSIDE
MID TO LATE THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL BECOME WEST AND STRENGTHEN
THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 40 MILES PER HOUR FORECAST. A WIND
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON. PLEASE SEE WEATHER.GOV/BIS
FOR DETAILS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY WEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL WITH VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER.

A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST ON FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY...AND TO MOST OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
439 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

IDZ017>025-031-032-241045-
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-
UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
CACHE VALLEY/IDAHO PORTION-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
439 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN IDAHO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WINDY AND COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY...BUT SHOULD BE
GENERALLY DRY EXCEPT FOR THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND THE ISLAND PARK
AREA. WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY ACROSS THE
SNAKE RIVER PLAIN AND EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY BRINGING MORE WINDS...RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW. THIS
SYSTEM HAS POTENTIAL TO BRING SIGNIFICANT RAIN ON SNOW WHICH WILL
INCREASE THE RISK OF FLOODING FOR LOCAL STREAMS AND RIVERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WE ASK TRAINED SPOTTERS AND CITIZENS TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT
WEATHER CONDITIONS WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO. THESE CONDITIONS MAY
INCLUDE HAIL...TORNADOES...STRONG WIND...DUST STORMS...SNOWFALL...
EXTREME COLD TEMPERATURES...FREEZING RAIN OR HEAVY RAIN...DENSE
FOG...AND FLOODING OR ICE JAMS. INFORMATION ABOUT THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE CALLED INTO YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN POCATELLO USING THE 1-800 SEVERE WEATHER HOTLINE...OR
208-233-0834.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-241200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS
AGAIN TODAY. STRONG DOWNSLOPE WINDS LIKELY ACROSS CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN WYOMING DURING THE DAY...WITH DIFFICULT TRAVEL EXPECTED
FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRAILER TRAFFIC.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...ANOTHER CHANCE FOR RAIN ACROSS THE WEST
WITH MOUNTAIN SNOW. BREEZY AND WARM EAST OF THE DIVIDE WITH
ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. THE WARM
TEMPERATURES...BREEZY WINDS AND POTENTIAL RAIN COULD INCREASE SNOW
MELT LEADING TO RAPID WATER RISES IN SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...SIGNIFICANT MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL POSSIBLE.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
334 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-240945-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
334 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

IT WILL BE A VERY WINDY DAY ACROSS THE REGION WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO
50 MPH COMMON. DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT STRONG CROSSWINDS ON
NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
EXTRA CAUTION. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE THIS EVENING AFTER SUNSET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ANOTHER STRONG STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA FOR
THE WEEKEND. SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION AND LOWER ELEVATION
SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST
FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON THIS DEVELOPING SPRING STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
322 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ016>027-059>062-240930-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
322 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR FORT PECK LAKE THROUGH 9 PM
THURSDAY EVENING. WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH WEST
WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED FOR NORTHEAST MONTANA SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. COLD TEMPERATURES
AND STRONG EAST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH THE MIXED PRECIPITATION
TO MAKE CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS FOR NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECAST FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE ON THIS UPCOMING STORM SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$


Hydrologic Outlook


HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
ORZ050-502-503-506-WAZ030-520-231830-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1041 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...A SERIES OF STORMS WILL KEEP WET WEATHER OVER THE REGION
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF STORMS MOVED THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY WITH RAIN AMOUNTS RANGING FROM ONE-QUARTER
TO ONE-HALF INCH.

MORE WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL TO BRING MAINLY RAIN...WITH SOME HIGH
ELEVATION SNOW TO THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE CREST
OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES THROUGH FRIDAY.
SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP TO NEAR 3000 FEET WEDNESDAY BEFORE RISING
BACK TO NEAR 4000 FEET THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS AND WALLOWA COUNTY COULD SEE PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS OF 1.5 TO 2 INCHES...WITH SOME LOCAL AMOUNTS NEAR 2.5
INCHES THROUGH FRIDAY. THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS AND OCHOCO AND
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS ARE EXPECTED TO GET 1 TO 1.5 INCHES BY LATE
THURSDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE NEAR 3000 FEET ON WEDNESDAY AND
THEN RISE TO NEAR 6500 FEET ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. IN
ADDITION...THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORM FOR THE
MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST OREGON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THE LARGE RIVERS ACROSS THE AREA ARE NOT EXPECTED TO SEE
FLOODING...BUT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS ARE EXPECTED TO SEE THE HIGH
WATER LEVELS. IF YOU LIVE ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS ACROSS THE
REGION...YOU SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST FOR UPDATES ON THIS
EVOLVING WEATHER SITUATION. THE WET PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.


$$

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