Northern Rocky Mountain Front Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 1:02 PM MDT on October 22, 2014

...High wind watch in effect from Thursday evening through Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from Thursday evening through Friday morning.

* Timing and main impact: strong winds are possible over the Rocky Mountain front beginning on Thursday evening and then continuing through Friday morning.

* Winds: sustained west winds of 35 to 45 mph...with gusts near 65 mph are possible.

* Other impacts: the strong winds could create difficult driving conditions for high profile vehicles.

* Locations affected include: Choteau...Browning and 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.

Record Report
Statement as of 11:56 PM EDT on October 21, 2014

...Record High Precipitation For Oct 21 In North Central And
&Nbsp;&Nbsp;&Nbsp;Southwest Montana...

Location new record old record year set

Choteau 0.35 0.24 1975 Townsend 0.38 0.30 1974 Wisdom 0.57 0.38 1947

Local Storm Report

10/22/2014 0810 am

1 miles E of east Glacier p, Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m56 mph, reported by dept of highways.

56 mph wind gust at the DOT sensor near East Glacier Park this morning.

10/22/2014 0810 am

1 miles E of east Glacier p, Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m56 mph, reported by dept of highways.

56 mph wind gust at the DOT sensor near East Glacier Park this morning.

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