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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:52 PM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 21, 2014


... High wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Sunday afternoon...

A high wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Sunday afternoon.

* Timing and winds: a strong Pacific weather system will cross
the Rocky Mountains on Sunday. Wind gusts could reach 40 mph
over a wide area of the plains east of the Rocky Mountain
front. Isolated gusts could exceed 60 mph at favored
locations.

* Other impacts: strong cross winds will cause difficult
driving conditions for high profile vehicles.

* Locations affected include: Fairfield... Conrad... Shelby...
Chester... 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.




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