... High wind watch in effect from this evening through Wednesday
The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect from this evening through
* Winds: west 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
* Timing: winds will increase tonight with strong winds possible
late tonight through Wednesday.
* Visibility: blowing and drifting snow will likely develop
tonight as winds increase and continue through Wednesday
morning. Drifting of snow onto roadways may pose a travel hazard
as well as areas of locally reduced visibility in blowing snow
late tonight through Wednesday morning.
* Impacts: travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
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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Issued: 4:05 AM MST Feb. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service