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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
853 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
REGION SATURDAY NIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE
LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND PEAK EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. WINDY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN...THE
PALOUSE AND THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS.

WAZ032-033-035-036-251430-
/O.CON.KOTX.WI.Y.0010.141026T0300Z-141026T2200Z/
LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-WASHINGTON PALOUSE-
UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-SPOKANE AREA-
853 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM SATURDAY TO 3 PM PDT
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE SATURDAY EVENING...
  PEAKING BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND SUNRISE SUNDAY MORNING. THE WINDS
  WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY

* IMPACTS...LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS AND TREE BRANCHES MAY BECOME
  FLYING OBJECTS. VEHICLES TRAVELING ON AREA ROADWAYS SHOULD BE
  PREPARED FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS. POWER OUTAGES MY BE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
216 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

IDZ007-261200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0023.141025T2000Z-141026T1200Z/
OROFINO/GRANGEVILLE REGION-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KOOSKIA
216 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY. THOUGH WINDS WILL DECREASE BY SUNDAY MORNING...BREEZY
CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.


* IMPACTS...STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND COULD AFFECT HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...CAMAS PRAIRIE...GRANGEVILLE AND
  VICINITY...HIGHWAY 95 SLATE CREEK TO RIGGINS...WHITE BIRD GRADE.


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.

&&

$$


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
431 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014


MTZ009-048-252245-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.A.0021.141026T0000Z-141027T0600Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CHOTEAU
431 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS
  EVENING AND COULD BECOME STRONG NEAR AND AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS
  ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH SUNDAY EVENING. STRONG WINDS COULD MAKE
  TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 75 MPH
  ARE POSSIBLE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: POOR VISIBILITIES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE
  EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* 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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
431 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014


MTZ010-252245-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.A.0021.141026T0600Z-141027T0000Z/
EASTERN GLACIER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK
431 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE
  AFTER MIDNIGHT AND COULD BECOME STRONG BY EARLY MORNING. WINDS
  ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG WINDS
  COULD MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CUT BANK.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
252 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...VERY STRONG WIND POSSIBLE AGAIN ALONG AND EAST OF THE ABSAROKA
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT CODY FOOTHILLS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.STRONG MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS MAY COMBINE WITH FAVORABLE ATMOSPHERIC
CONDITIONS TO PRODUCE VERY STRONG TO HIGH WINDS IN THE ABSAROKA
MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

WYZ002-252200-
/O.EXT.KRIW.HW.A.0017.141026T0600Z-141026T1800Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
252 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE HIGH WIND WATCH CONTINUES IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGH THE
  NIGHT TONIGHT AND MAY BECOME VERY STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING
  AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL LIKELY PEAK NEAR OR JUST BEFORE
  SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* WIND...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 70 TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELLERS OVER THE CHIEF JOSEPH HIGHWAY AND OTHER
  HEADING INTO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VERY
  STRONG TO DANGEROUS WEST WINDS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THESE
  WINDS COULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO BLOW OVER HIGH PROFILE OR
  LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLES. HUNTERS SHOULD ALSO USE CAUTION AS THESE
  VERY STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE SOME WEAKER TREES TO TOPPLE OVER.
  USE CAUTION AND STAY TUNED FOR THE LATEST FORECAST ON THIS
  POTENTIAL HIGH WIND SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
252 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...VERY STRONG WIND POSSIBLE AGAIN ALONG AND EAST OF THE ABSAROKA
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT CODY FOOTHILLS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.STRONG MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS MAY COMBINE WITH FAVORABLE ATMOSPHERIC
CONDITIONS TO PRODUCE VERY STRONG TO HIGH WINDS IN THE ABSAROKA
MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

WYZ003-252200-
/O.EXT.KRIW.HW.A.0017.141026T0600Z-141026T1800Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
252 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE HIGH WIND WATCH CONTINUES IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGH THE
  NIGHT TONIGHT AND MAY BECOME VERY STRONG AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING
  AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL LIKELY PEAK NEAR OR JUST BEFORE
  SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* WIND...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 60 MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELLERS ALONG HIGHWAY 120 FROM JUST SOUTH OF CODY
  TO THE CLARK AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WIND
  CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. VERY STRONG AND ERRATIC
  WEST WIND GUSTS COULD OCCUR ANYWHERE ALONG THE ROUTE BUT WILL BE
  MOST PREVALENT JUST SOUTH OF CODY AND NEAR TO A FEW MILES SOUTH
  OF CLARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
421 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

IDZ017>025-031-032-252230-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLEY...RUPERT...SHOSHONE...CAREY...
STANLEY...CLAYTON...DRIGGS...DUBOIS...ISLAND PARK...ST. ANTHONY...
EDIE SCHOOL...IDAHO FALLS...REXBURG...RIGBY...POCATELLO...
BLACKFOOT...FORT HALL...AMERICAN FALLS...MALAD CITY...OAKLEY...
ROCKLAND...DOWNEY...LAVA HOT SPRINGS...SODA SPRINGS...WAYAN...
PRESTON...DAYTON...MONTPELIER...GEORGETOWN...PARIS...HAILEY...
KETCHUM...SUN VALLEY...BELLEVUE...ARCO...CHALLIS...MACKAY
421 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...MUCH COLDER ON SUNDAY...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BE THROUGH THE AREA BY EARLY TOMORROW.
FORECAST HIGHS ARE EXPECTED TO BE 15 TO 20 DEGREES COLDER
TOMORROW. SNOW IS LIKELY ABOVE 6500 FEET. LOCATIONS ABOVE 6500
FEET IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS COULD SEE 3 TO 5 INCHES OF
SNOW...THIS INCLUDES GALENA PASS. ABOUT 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS
POSSIBLE ABOVE 6500 FEET ACROSS THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS
WHICH WILL MAINLY AFFECT MOUNTAIN PASSES GOING INTO MONTANA AND
WYOMING ALONG WITH PINE CREEK PASS.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-261200-
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-
400 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE WIND CORRIDOR FROM SOUTHEAST FREMONT COUNTY...EASTERN SWEETWATER
COUNTY...AND THROUGH NATRONA AND INTO JOHNSON COUNTY WILL BLOW AT
SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME LOCAL GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.
THESE BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM
TEMPERATURES AND ELEVATE THE FIRE DANGER ACROSS SOUTH AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

TONIGHT...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL BECOME MORE LIKELY IN THE CODY
FOOTHILLS AND THE ADJACENT ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS...WITH GUSTS OF 55 TO
60 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE FOOTHILLS...75 TO 80 MPH OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ALONG WITH
AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL BRING SOME ACCUMULATING SNOW INTO THE
NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING THE TETON AND TOGWOTEE PASS AREAS. 2
TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS...WITH AN INCH OR SO
IN THE WESTERN VALLEYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
339 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

MTZ016>027-059>062-260945-
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-
339 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

GUSTY WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS ON MONDAY. A LAKE WIND ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

A COLD FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT WILL BRING MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES FOR
MONDAY. A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY. LITTLE OR NO ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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