Statement as of 12:01 PM MDT on October 17, 2017
Expires 2:00 AM EDT on October 18, 2017
... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
midnight MDT tonight...
* impacts/timing: winds will increase during Tuesday afternoon and
are expected to peak during the evening. These winds will cause
some tree damage, and difficult driving conditions. Falling
trees will be particularly hazardous in recent burn scars.
* 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: Evaro hill, Highway 200 Thompson
Falls to plains, Highway 200 Trout Creek to Heron, I-90
Lookout Pass to Haugan, Bitterroot valley, Missoula, Butte,
Georgetown Lake, Highway 12 Garrison to Elliston, Homestake
pass, MacDonald Pass, Highway 200 Bonner to Greenough, Highway
83 Seeley Lake to Condon, and I-90 East Missoula to Bearmouth