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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 1:43 PM MDT on October 08, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on October 11, 2015

... High wind watch in effect from late Friday night through
Sunday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a high
wind watch... which is in effect from late Friday night through
Sunday afternoon.

* Timing... strong winds will develop ahead of an approaching
Pacific weather system late Friday night and continue through
the weekend as the system moves over and east of the Rocky
Mountain front.

* Winds... sustained westerly winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts of
50 to 60 mph are possible.

* Impacts... damage to buildings and power lines may occur. Loose
objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury. Travel on
north-south oriented roads, especially by high profile
vehicles, may become hazardous due to strong Crosswinds.

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

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