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High Wind Warning
Issued: 1:53 PM MDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 6 am Wednesday to midnight
MDT Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 6 am Wednesday to midnight
MDT Wednesday night.

* Winds: west 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing: strong winds will develop early Wednesday morning and
continue through late Wednesday evening.

* Impacts: strong winds could become damaging, possibly blowing
down trees and power lines. Power outages are also possible.
Travel could become difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles traveling on north to south orientated roads.

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.