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High Wind Warning

Statement as of 12:26 PM MDT on August 31, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 31, 2015


... High Wind Warning in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a High
Wind Warning... which is in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing... high winds will diminish later this afternoon but could
increase again tonight.

* Impacts... high winds will have the potential to support extreme
behavior on existing fires. Travel will be difficult for high-
profile vehicles.

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.




Local Storm Report



08/31/2015 0740 am

6 miles WNW of Browning, Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m64 mph, reported by ASOS.






08/31/2015 0740 am

6 miles WNW of Browning, Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m64 mph, reported by ASOS.






08/31/2015 0200 am

13 miles W of Bynum, Teton County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m69 mph, reported by mesonet.






08/31/2015 0200 am

13 miles W of Bynum, Teton County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m69 mph, reported by mesonet.






08/31/2015 0610 am

Babb, Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m72 mph, reported by trained spotter.






08/31/2015 0610 am

Babb, Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m72 mph, reported by trained spotter.






08/31/2015 0230 am

Choteau, Teton County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m65 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            65 mph wind gust measured between 2-3am





08/31/2015 0230 am

Choteau, Teton County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m65 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            65 mph wind gust measured between 2-3am





08/30/2015 0527 PM

4 miles SSW of power, Teton County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m67 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            5-minute sustained winds 49 mph gust to 67 mph.





08/30/2015 0527 PM

4 miles SSW of power, Teton County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m67 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            5-minute sustained winds 49 mph gust to 67 mph.





08/30/2015 0404 PM

3 miles SW of Cut Bank, Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m62 mph, reported by ASOS.






08/30/2015 0404 PM

3 miles SW of Cut Bank, Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m62 mph, reported by ASOS.




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