... High Wind Warning in effect until 9 PM MDT Sunday...
The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a High
Wind Warning... which is in effect until 9 PM MDT Sunday. The high
wind watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing: westerly winds aloft will become strong and mix down to
the surface today and continue through the day on Sunday.
Strongest winds today are expected in the immediate vicinity of
the Rocky Mountain front... spreading out onto the adjacent plains
tonight through Sunday. Winds will likely be strongest between
midnight tonight and noon on Sunday.
* Main impact: strong Crosswinds will cause difficult travel
for those traveling on roads oriented north to south in
lightweight and/or high profile vehicles.
* Winds: west winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 65 mph. Gusts
could exceed 80 mph at times along the Rocky Mountain front.
* Locations affected include: Choteau... Browning... Marias Pass.
* To see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit
our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab:
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.
Northern Rocky Mountain Front
Statement as of 3:22 am MST on March 8, 2014High Wind Warning
|Local Storm Report|
03/08/2014 0523 am
1 miles E of east Glacier p, Glacier County.
Non-thunderstorm wind gust m63 mph, reported by dept of highways.
63 mph wind gust at two-medicine dot. Sustained wind 52