Posted: Apr 28, 2013 3:21 PM by Meteorologist Adam Bell
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for Southwest Montana in effect starting 9 am Monday morning. Westerly winds will increase during the morning hours on Monday. By the afternoon sustained winds will reach between 30 to 40 mph, with gusts nearing 60 mph.
NWS is urging travelers to be aware of the weather situation, and high profile vehicles should use caution if traveling through the area on Monday. Along with the gusty winds, visibilities could be reduced at times. Thunderstorms are also possible Monday afternoon, possibly creating erratic winds.
The High Wind Warning is in effect until Midnight Monday night.
Along with the windy conditions, cooler weather will return to the area starting Monday with significantly cooler temperatures moving in by Tuesday. These cooler temperatures will only last for a day or two before more seasonal temperatures return, with highs returning to the 60's for most valley locations.
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