...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.
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.