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Statement as of 8:25 AM MDT on May 25, 2017

Expires 3:10 AM EDT on May 26, 2017



... Record high wind gusts for may 24...

A cold front brought very windy conditions across much of north
central and southwest Montana on Wednesday may 24. Many peak wind
gust and daily wind speed average records were exceeded.

                 Peak gust daily avg wind
location new record old record new record old record
Bozeman 48 mph 48 1989 18.3 17.6 1989
Cut Bank 60 mph 52 1951 31.2 27.7 1951
Dillon 45 mph 40 1964 22.7 1989
Great Falls 61 1989 27.5 26.0 1989
Havre 58 mph 54 1975 28.8 23.0 1975
Helena 53 2001 20.3 1975
Lewistown 48 mph 45 1951 21.6 21.4 1951
Chinook 54 mph 33 2014
Conrad 52 mph 29 2013
Ennis bigsk 43 2013
malmstrom 49 mph 38 2013
W yellowston 51 mph 36 2013

Deep ck RAWS 74 mph 51 2013
two medicine 65 mph 48 2013

The highest wind gust in the area was 74 mph at Deep Creek RAWS.
Great Falls Airport reached 54 mph, while a sensor at the NWS office
peaked at 64 mph. Helena peaked at 46 mph and Ennis reached 40 mph.
Cut bank's peak gust of 60 mph was their highest may gust since 2013.

Daily wind speed averages...

At Bozeman this was the third windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was back on may 25, 1951 (23.1 mph). This was also the
windiest day at Bozeman nearly 20 years, since December 26, 1998.

At Cut Bank, this was their sixth windiest May Day of record. This
was also their windiest May Day in 15 years, since 2002.

For Great Falls, this was the windiest May Day in more than 25
years, since 1989.

At Havre this was the second windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was on may 4, 2010 (33.0 mph). This was also the windiest
day at Havre since may 4, 2010

Highest gusts
Deep Creek RAWS 74 mph
Chester 69
Lost Lake 67
Geyser 7e 66
two medicine MDT 65
Devon 7nnw 65
Great Falls NWS 64
Havre 4nnw 64
Bridger Bowl midway 63
Rudyard 20n 63
Browning MDT 62
Kremlin 3.2ene 62
Sunburst MDT 62
Bynum 14w 62
Sweet Grass MDT 61
Bozeman 2.7se 60
Cut Bank Airport 60
blackfeet agrimet 60
Lennep 60
Pendroy MDT 60
Chester 16nne 59
Winifred 59
belt 13se 59
Augusta 58
Big Sandy 58
Dearborn MDT 58
Elkhorn RAWS 58
Fairfield 58
Fort Benton 8sw 58
Geraldine 58
Havre Airport 58
Joplin 2nw 58
Rudyard 13sw 58
W Yellowstone apt 58
Bozeman Pass MDT 57
Geyser MDT 57
Denton east MDT 56
N bar ranch 56
power 56
Rudyard 11s 56
Rudyard 1sse 55
Joplin 13nnw 55
Cut Bank 10s 55
del Bonita 55
Highwood 7ssw 55
Loma MDT 55
Judith Peak RAWS 55
Whitlash 6ne 55
yellowmule RAWS 55
S Fork Judith RAWS 55
Glen 5s 54
Great Falls Airport 54
Simms 54


825 am MDT Thu may 25 2017


... Record high wind gusts for may 24...

A cold front brought very windy conditions across much of north
central and southwest Montana on Wednesday may 24. Many peak wind
gust and daily wind speed average records were exceeded.

                 Peak gust daily avg wind
location new record old record new record old record
Bozeman 48 mph 48 1989 18.3 17.6 1989
Cut Bank 60 mph 52 1951 31.2 27.7 1951
Dillon 45 mph 40 1964 22.7 1989
Great Falls 61 1989 27.5 26.0 1989
Havre 58 mph 54 1975 28.8 23.0 1975
Helena 53 2001 20.3 1975
Lewistown 48 mph 45 1951 21.6 21.4 1951
Chinook 54 mph 33 2014
Conrad 52 mph 29 2013
Ennis bigsk 43 2013
malmstrom 49 mph 38 2013
W yellowston 51 mph 36 2013

Deep ck RAWS 74 mph 51 2013
two medicine 65 mph 48 2013

The highest wind gust in the area was 74 mph at Deep Creek RAWS.
Great Falls Airport reached 54 mph, while a sensor at the NWS office
peaked at 64 mph. Helena peaked at 46 mph and Ennis reached 40 mph.
Cut bank's peak gust of 60 mph was their highest may gust since 2013.

Daily wind speed averages...

At Bozeman this was the third windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was back on may 25, 1951 (23.1 mph). This was also the
windiest day at Bozeman nearly 20 years, since December 26, 1998.

At Cut Bank, this was their sixth windiest May Day of record. This
was also their windiest May Day in 15 years, since 2002.

For Great Falls, this was the windiest May Day in more than 25
years, since 1989.

At Havre this was the second windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was on may 4, 2010 (33.0 mph). This was also the windiest
day at Havre since may 4, 2010

Highest gusts
Deep Creek RAWS 74 mph
Chester 69
Lost Lake 67
Geyser 7e 66
two medicine MDT 65
Devon 7nnw 65
Great Falls NWS 64
Havre 4nnw 64
Bridger Bowl midway 63
Rudyard 20n 63
Browning MDT 62
Kremlin 3.2ene 62
Sunburst MDT 62
Bynum 14w 62
Sweet Grass MDT 61
Bozeman 2.7se 60
Cut Bank Airport 60
blackfeet agrimet 60
Lennep 60
Pendroy MDT 60
Chester 16nne 59
Winifred 59
belt 13se 59
Augusta 58
Big Sandy 58
Dearborn MDT 58
Elkhorn RAWS 58
Fairfield 58
Fort Benton 8sw 58
Geraldine 58
Havre Airport 58
Joplin 2nw 58
Rudyard 13sw 58
W Yellowstone apt 58
Bozeman Pass MDT 57
Geyser MDT 57
Denton east MDT 56
N bar ranch 56
power 56
Rudyard 11s 56
Rudyard 1sse 55
Joplin 13nnw 55
Cut Bank 10s 55
del Bonita 55
Highwood 7ssw 55
Loma MDT 55
Judith Peak RAWS 55
Whitlash 6ne 55
yellowmule RAWS 55
S Fork Judith RAWS 55
Glen 5s 54
Great Falls Airport 54
Simms 54

825 am MDT Thu may 25 2017


... Record high wind gusts for may 24...

A cold front brought very windy conditions across much of north
central and southwest Montana on Wednesday may 24. Many peak wind
gust and daily wind speed average records were exceeded.

                 Peak gust daily avg wind
location new record old record new record old record
Bozeman 48 mph 48 1989 18.3 17.6 1989
Cut Bank 60 mph 52 1951 31.2 27.7 1951
Dillon 45 mph 40 1964 22.7 1989
Great Falls 61 1989 27.5 26.0 1989
Havre 58 mph 54 1975 28.8 23.0 1975
Helena 53 2001 20.3 1975
Lewistown 48 mph 45 1951 21.6 21.4 1951
Chinook 54 mph 33 2014
Conrad 52 mph 29 2013
Ennis bigsk 43 2013
malmstrom 49 mph 38 2013
W yellowston 51 mph 36 2013

Deep ck RAWS 74 mph 51 2013
two medicine 65 mph 48 2013

The highest wind gust in the area was 74 mph at Deep Creek RAWS.
Great Falls Airport reached 54 mph, while a sensor at the NWS office
peaked at 64 mph. Helena peaked at 46 mph and Ennis reached 40 mph.
Cut bank's peak gust of 60 mph was their highest may gust since 2013.

Daily wind speed averages...

At Bozeman this was the third windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was back on may 25, 1951 (23.1 mph). This was also the
windiest day at Bozeman nearly 20 years, since December 26, 1998.

At Cut Bank, this was their sixth windiest May Day of record. This
was also their windiest May Day in 15 years, since 2002.

For Great Falls, this was the windiest May Day in more than 25
years, since 1989.

At Havre this was the second windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was on may 4, 2010 (33.0 mph). This was also the windiest
day at Havre since may 4, 2010

Highest gusts
Deep Creek RAWS 74 mph
Chester 69
Lost Lake 67
Geyser 7e 66
two medicine MDT 65
Devon 7nnw 65
Great Falls NWS 64
Havre 4nnw 64
Bridger Bowl midway 63
Rudyard 20n 63
Browning MDT 62
Kremlin 3.2ene 62
Sunburst MDT 62
Bynum 14w 62
Sweet Grass MDT 61
Bozeman 2.7se 60
Cut Bank Airport 60
blackfeet agrimet 60
Lennep 60
Pendroy MDT 60
Chester 16nne 59
Winifred 59
belt 13se 59
Augusta 58
Big Sandy 58
Dearborn MDT 58
Elkhorn RAWS 58
Fairfield 58
Fort Benton 8sw 58
Geraldine 58
Havre Airport 58
Joplin 2nw 58
Rudyard 13sw 58
W Yellowstone apt 58
Bozeman Pass MDT 57
Geyser MDT 57
Denton east MDT 56
N bar ranch 56
power 56
Rudyard 11s 56
Rudyard 1sse 55
Joplin 13nnw 55
Cut Bank 10s 55
del Bonita 55
Highwood 7ssw 55
Loma MDT 55
Judith Peak RAWS 55
Whitlash 6ne 55
yellowmule RAWS 55
S Fork Judith RAWS 55
Glen 5s 54
Great Falls Airport 54
Simms 54

825 am MDT Thu may 25 2017


... Record high wind gusts for may 24...

A cold front brought very windy conditions across much of north
central and southwest Montana on Wednesday may 24. Many peak wind
gust and daily wind speed average records were exceeded.

                 Peak gust daily avg wind
location new record old record new record old record
Bozeman 48 mph 48 1989 18.3 17.6 1989
Cut Bank 60 mph 52 1951 31.2 27.7 1951
Dillon 45 mph 40 1964 22.7 1989
Great Falls 61 1989 27.5 26.0 1989
Havre 58 mph 54 1975 28.8 23.0 1975
Helena 53 2001 20.3 1975
Lewistown 48 mph 45 1951 21.6 21.4 1951
Chinook 54 mph 33 2014
Conrad 52 mph 29 2013
Ennis bigsk 43 2013
malmstrom 49 mph 38 2013
W yellowston 51 mph 36 2013

Deep ck RAWS 74 mph 51 2013
two medicine 65 mph 48 2013

The highest wind gust in the area was 74 mph at Deep Creek RAWS.
Great Falls Airport reached 54 mph, while a sensor at the NWS office
peaked at 64 mph. Helena peaked at 46 mph and Ennis reached 40 mph.
Cut bank's peak gust of 60 mph was their highest may gust since 2013.

Daily wind speed averages...

At Bozeman this was the third windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was back on may 25, 1951 (23.1 mph). This was also the
windiest day at Bozeman nearly 20 years, since December 26, 1998.

At Cut Bank, this was their sixth windiest May Day of record. This
was also their windiest May Day in 15 years, since 2002.

For Great Falls, this was the windiest May Day in more than 25
years, since 1989.

At Havre this was the second windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was on may 4, 2010 (33.0 mph). This was also the windiest
day at Havre since may 4, 2010

Highest gusts
Deep Creek RAWS 74 mph
Chester 69
Lost Lake 67
Geyser 7e 66
two medicine MDT 65
Devon 7nnw 65
Great Falls NWS 64
Havre 4nnw 64
Bridger Bowl midway 63
Rudyard 20n 63
Browning MDT 62
Kremlin 3.2ene 62
Sunburst MDT 62
Bynum 14w 62
Sweet Grass MDT 61
Bozeman 2.7se 60
Cut Bank Airport 60
blackfeet agrimet 60
Lennep 60
Pendroy MDT 60
Chester 16nne 59
Winifred 59
belt 13se 59
Augusta 58
Big Sandy 58
Dearborn MDT 58
Elkhorn RAWS 58
Fairfield 58
Fort Benton 8sw 58
Geraldine 58
Havre Airport 58
Joplin 2nw 58
Rudyard 13sw 58
W Yellowstone apt 58
Bozeman Pass MDT 57
Geyser MDT 57
Denton east MDT 56
N bar ranch 56
power 56
Rudyard 11s 56
Rudyard 1sse 55
Joplin 13nnw 55
Cut Bank 10s 55
del Bonita 55
Highwood 7ssw 55
Loma MDT 55
Judith Peak RAWS 55
Whitlash 6ne 55
yellowmule RAWS 55
S Fork Judith RAWS 55
Glen 5s 54
Great Falls Airport 54
Simms 54


814 am MDT Thu may 25 2017


... Record high wind gusts for may 24...

A cold front brought very windy conditions across much of north
central and southwest Montana on Wednesday may 24. Many peak wind
gust and daily wind speed average records were exceeded.

                 Peak gust daily avg wind
location new record old record new record old record
Bozeman 48 mph 48 1989 18.3 17.6 1989
Cut Bank 60 mph 52 1951 31.2 27.7 1951
Dillon 45 mph 40 1964 22.7 1989
Great Falls 61 1989 27.5 26.0 1989
Havre 58 mph 54 1975 28.8 23.0 1975
Helena 53 2001 20.3 1975
Lewistown 48 mph 45 1951 21.6 21.4 1951
Chinook 54 mph 33 2014
Conrad 52 mph 29 2013
Ennis bigsk 43 2013
malmstrom 49 mph 38 2013
W yellowston 51 mph 36 2013

Deep ck RAWS 74 mph 51 2013
two medicine 65 mph 48 2013

The highest wind gust in the area was 74 mph at Deep Creek RAWS.
Great Falls Airport reached 54 mph, while a sensor at the NWS office
peaked at 64 mph. Helena peaked at 46 mph and Ennis reached 40 mph.
Cut bank's peak gust of 60 mph was their highest may gust since 2013.

Daily wind speed averages...

At Bozeman this was the third windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was back on may 25, 1951 (23.1 mph). This was also the
windiest day at Bozeman nearly 20 years, since December 26, 1998.

At Cut Bank, this was their sixth windiest May Day of record. This
was also their windiest May Day in 15 years, since 2002.

For Great Falls, this was the windiest May Day in more than 25
years, since 1989.

At Havre this was the second windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was on may 4, 2010 (33.0 mph). This was also the windiest
day at Havre since may 4, 2010

Highest gusts
Deep Creek RAWS 74 mph
Chester 69
Lost Lake 67
Geyser 7e 66
two medicine MDT 65
Devon 7nnw 65
Great Falls NWS 64
Havre 4nnw 64
Bridger Bowl midway 63
Rudyard 20n 63
Browning MDT 62
Kremlin 3.2ene 62
Sunburst MDT 62
Bynum 14w 62
Sweet Grass MDT 61
Bozeman 2.7se 60
Cut Bank Airport 60
blackfeet agrimet 60
Lennep 60
Pendroy MDT 60
Chester 16nne 59
Winifred 59
belt 13se 59
Augusta 58
Big Sandy 58
Dearborn MDT 58
Elkhorn RAWS 58
Fairfield 58
Fort Benton 8sw 58
Geraldine 58
Havre Airport 58
Joplin 2nw 58
Rudyard 13sw 58
W Yellowstone apt 58
Bozeman Pass MDT 57
Geyser MDT 57
Denton east MDT 56
N bar ranch 56
power 56
Rudyard 11s 56
Rudyard 1sse 55
Joplin 13nnw 55
Cut Bank 10s 55
del Bonita 55
Highwood 7ssw 55
Loma MDT 55
Judith Peak RAWS 55
Whitlash 6ne 55
yellowmule RAWS 55
S Fork Judith RAWS 55
Glen 5s 54
Great Falls Airport 54
Simms 54

814 am MDT Thu may 25 2017


... Record high wind gusts for may 24...

A cold front brought very windy conditions across much of north
central and southwest Montana on Wednesday may 24. Many peak wind
gust and daily wind speed average records were exceeded.

                 Peak gust daily avg wind
location new record old record new record old record
Bozeman 48 mph 48 1989 18.3 17.6 1989
Cut Bank 60 mph 52 1951 31.2 27.7 1951
Dillon 45 mph 40 1964 22.7 1989
Great Falls 61 1989 27.5 26.0 1989
Havre 58 mph 54 1975 28.8 23.0 1975
Helena 53 2001 20.3 1975
Lewistown 48 mph 45 1951 21.6 21.4 1951
Chinook 54 mph 33 2014
Conrad 52 mph 29 2013
Ennis bigsk 43 2013
malmstrom 49 mph 38 2013
W yellowston 51 mph 36 2013

Deep ck RAWS 74 mph 51 2013
two medicine 65 mph 48 2013

The highest wind gust in the area was 74 mph at Deep Creek RAWS.
Great Falls Airport reached 54 mph, while a sensor at the NWS office
peaked at 64 mph. Helena peaked at 46 mph and Ennis reached 40 mph.
Cut bank's peak gust of 60 mph was their highest may gust since 2013.

Daily wind speed averages...

At Bozeman this was the third windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was back on may 25, 1951 (23.1 mph). This was also the
windiest day at Bozeman nearly 20 years, since December 26, 1998.

At Cut Bank, this was their sixth windiest May Day of record. This
was also their windiest May Day in 15 years, since 2002.

For Great Falls, this was the windiest May Day in more than 25
years, since 1989.

At Havre this was the second windiest May Day of record. The
windiest was on may 4, 2010 (33.0 mph). This was also the windiest
day at Havre since may 4, 2010

Highest gusts
Deep Creek RAWS 74 mph
Chester 69
Lost Lake 67
Geyser 7e 66
two medicine MDT 65
Devon 7nnw 65
Great Falls NWS 64
Havre 4nnw 64
Bridger Bowl midway 63
Rudyard 20n 63
Browning MDT 62
Kremlin 3.2ene 62
Sunburst MDT 62
Bynum 14w 62
Sweet Grass MDT 61
Bozeman 2.7se 60
Cut Bank Airport 60
blackfeet agrimet 60
Lennep 60
Pendroy MDT 60
Chester 16nne 59
Winifred 59
belt 13se 59
Augusta 58
Big Sandy 58
Dearborn MDT 58
Elkhorn RAWS 58
Fairfield 58
Fort Benton 8sw 58
Geraldine 58
Havre Airport 58
Joplin 2nw 58
Rudyard 13sw 58
W Yellowstone apt 58
Bozeman Pass MDT 57
Geyser MDT 57
Denton east MDT 56
N bar ranch 56
power 56
Rudyard 11s 56
Rudyard 1sse 55
Joplin 13nnw 55
Cut Bank 10s 55
del Bonita 55
Highwood 7ssw 55
Loma MDT 55
Judith Peak RAWS 55
Whitlash 6ne 55
yellowmule RAWS 55
S Fork Judith RAWS 55
Glen 5s 54
Great Falls Airport 54
Simms 54


335 PM MDT Wed may 24 2017


... Record high wind gusts for may 24...

Through 330 PM MDT.

Location new record old record
Bozeman 48 mph 46 5-24-1985
Cut Bank 60 mph 52 5-24-1951
Dillon 45 mph 40 5-24-1964
Great Falls 61 5-24-1989
Havre 58 mph 54 5-24-1975
Helena 53 5-24-2001
Lewistown 47 mph 45 5-24-1951
Chinook 54 mph 33 5-24-2014
Conrad 52 mph 29 5-24-2013
Ennis bigsk 43 5-24-2013
malmstrom 49 mph 38 5-24-2013
W yellowston 51 mph 36 5-24-2013

Deep ck RAWS 74 mph 51 5-24-2013
two medicine 65 mph 48 5-24-2013

Great Falls reached 54 mph at the Airport. A sensor at the NWS
office reached 64 mph. Helena peaked at 46 mph and Ennis reached 40
mph.


335 PM MDT Wed may 24 2017


... Record high wind gusts for may 24...

Through 330 PM MDT.

Location new record old record
Bozeman 48 mph 46 5-24-1985
Cut Bank 60 mph 52 5-24-1951
Dillon 45 mph 40 5-24-1964
Great Falls 61 5-24-1989
Havre 58 mph 54 5-24-1975
Helena 53 5-24-2001
Lewistown 47 mph 45 5-24-1951
Chinook 54 mph 33 5-24-2014
Conrad 52 mph 29 5-24-2013
Ennis bigsk 43 5-24-2013
malmstrom 49 mph 38 5-24-2013
W yellowston 51 mph 36 5-24-2013

Deep ck RAWS 74 mph 51 5-24-2013
two medicine 65 mph 48 5-24-2013

Great Falls reached 54 mph at the Airport. A sensor at the NWS
office reached 64 mph. Helena peaked at 46 mph and Ennis reached 40
mph.

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