Garfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Lake Wind Advisory
Statement as of 4:35 PM MDT on October 25, 2014

...Lake Wind Advisory now in effect until 8 PM MDT Monday for Fort Peck Lake...

The lake Wind Advisory for Fort Peck Lake is now in effect until 8 PM MDT Monday.

* Timing...gusty winds will continue ahead of the front late this afternoon and evening then gusty winds will develop again behind a cold front late Sunday morning. These gusty winds will decrease slightly before again picking on on Monday.

* Winds...east-southeast 15 to 25 mph gusts to 30 mph this afternoon and evening. West-northwest 15 to 25 mph...with gusts to 30 mph at times on Sunday.

* Impacts...these winds will make open waters of the lake rough and hazardous...and may result in high waves which may tip or swamp smaller craft.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Boaters should use extreme caution if venturing onto Fort Peck Lake. For your personal safety...avoid the open waters. Stay close to shore or around protected areas.

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