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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 4:09 PM MDT on July 23, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on July 24, 2014



The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
435 in effect until 11 PM MDT /10 PM PDT/ this evening for the
following areas

In Idaho this watch includes 2 counties

In north central Idaho

Clearwater Idaho

In Montana this watch includes 8 counties

In northwest Montana

Flathead Lake Lincoln
Sanders

In west central Montana

Granite Mineral Missoula
Ravalli

This includes the cities of... Alberton... Columbia Falls...
Cottonwood... Drummond... Eureka... Evergreen... Grangeville...
Hamilton... Hot Springs... Kalispell... Libby... Missoula... Orofino...
Pablo... Philipsburg... plains... Polson... Ronan... St. Regis...
Stevensville... Superior... Thompson Falls... Troy and Whitefish.




Wind Advisory

Statement as of 1:58 PM MDT on July 23, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 25, 2014


... Wind Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to midnight MDT
Thursday night...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight
MDT Thursday night.

* Impacts/timing: winds will intensify tonight across northwest
Montana as a surface cold front moves across the region. Winds
will further intensify Thursday morning... creating hazardous
wave conditions on Flathead Lake and impacting travel over Logan
Pass in Glacier park. Winds will dissipate for much of the region
by late Thursday evening.

* Winds: tonight... southwest 15 to 25 mph gusting to 35 mph...
increasing Thursday 20 to 30 mph gusting to 40 mph. Over Logan
Pass southwest 20 to 30 mph gusting to 60 mph Thursday
afternoon.

* Waves: 2 to 4 foot waves on flatead lake.

* Locations impacted include... Highway 2 Kalispell to Libby...
Highway 37 Eureka to Libby... Highway 56 Bull Lake Road...
Highway 93 Eureka to Whitefish... bad Rock Canyon... Essex...
Highway 83 Bigfork to Swan Lake... Marias Pass... Polebridge...
Flathead Lake... Flathead Valley... Mission Valley... Polson

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.





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Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
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Kentucky - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
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Maine - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
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Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
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Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning
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