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High Wind Watch

Areas Affected: Bottineau; Burke; Burleigh; Divide; Dunn; Kidder; McHenry; McKenzie; McLean; Mercer; Morton; Mountrail; Oliver; Pierce; Renville; Rolette; Sheridan; Ward; Wells; Williams

NWS Bismarck (Western North Dakota)

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...3 AM CDT to 10 AM CDT Monday morning.

* WINDS...Northwest wind gusts as high as 60 MPH possible.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous travel possible. Working on elevated structures dangerous. Potential for property damage.

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.


High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Central and Southern Valley; Garfield; McCone; Petroleum

NWS Glasgow (Northeastern Montana)

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING... ...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT MONDAY FOR FORT PECK LAKE... ...LAKE WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM MDT THIS MORNING FOR FORT PECK LAKE... ...The Lake Wind Advisory expires at 10 AM MDT this morning due to the High Wind Warning going into effect...

* WINDS...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Increasing through the morning, with the strongest winds late this afternoon. Winds will remain strong overnight and Monday before diminishing Monday evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Boaters should use extreme caution if venturing onto Fort Peck Lake during a high wind event. For your personal safety, avoid the waters during this time. A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Take action to secure trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects. Boaters should use extreme caution if venturing onto Fort Peck Lake. For your personal safety, avoid the open waters. Stay close to shore or around protected areas.


High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Dawson; Northern Phillips; Prairie; Richland; Southwest Phillips; Wibaux

NWS Glasgow (Northeastern Montana)

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Increasing through the morning, with the strongest winds late this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Take action to secure trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects.


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