Butte/Blackfoot Region Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:07 AM MDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening...

* impacts/timing: winds will continue to increase, peaking
between noon and 3pm. High profile vehicles may have difficulty
due to strong cross winds, particularly along the I- 90 corridor
between deerlodge and Anaconda. In the higher terrain, falling
trees will be particularly hazardous in recent burn scars.

* Winds: southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
Gusts over 50 mph will be possible in the higher terrain.

* Locations impacted include: Butte, Georgetown Lake, Highway 12
Garrison to Elliston, Homestake pass, and MacDonald Pass