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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:52 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2015


... High wind watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Saturday evening...

A high wind watch remains in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday evening.

* Timing and main impact: westerly winds will increase Saturday
morning associated with the passage of a cold front. Behind the
cold front winds will likely increase further and could become
strong by afternoon. Winds will diminish early Saturday evening.
Travel could become hazardous for those driving high profile
vehicles.

* Winds: westerly winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph are
possible.

* Other impacts: locally poor visibilities in blowing dust could
occur over the plains.

* Locations affected include: Fairfield... White Sulphur
Springs... Stanford... Chinook... Conrad... Shelby... Chester...
Cut Bank... Havre... Great Falls... Kings Hill Pass... Big
Sandy... Fort Benton... Flesher Pass... Helena... Lincoln...
MacDonald Pass... Rogers Pass... Lewistown... Lewistown Divide.

* 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 watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.




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