Cascade Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:36 PM MST Nov. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Sunday morning through late
Sunday night...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through late
Sunday night.

* Winds: southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing: strong winds will increase Sunday, peaking in strength
Sunday night.

* Impacts: strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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