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High Wind Warning
Issued: 4:32 AM MST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 8 am
MST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 8 am
MST Wednesday. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds... west 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning. Strongest
winds are likely to occur this evening.

* Impacts... travel will be difficult, especially in and around
high profile vehicles. Damage to power infrastructure and to
property possible.

* Grassland fire danger... the combination of strong winds, low
humidity of 30-40 percent and mild temperatures will create
elevated fire danger in grassland areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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