Flathead/Mission Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:37 PM MDT Oct. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Tuesday.

* Impacts/timing: winds in northwest Montana will increase during
Tuesday afternoon and are expected to peak during the late
afternoon and evening. These winds will cause some tree damage,
difficult driving conditions and large waves on area lakes.
Broad valleys and valleys oriented east to west will have the
biggest impacted from the winds.

* Winds: west 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 45 mph in the
valleys. Gusts in excess of 50 mph in the higher terrain.

* 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, and Polson