Rough Wind and Dangerous Conditions for Fort Peck Lake Wednesday
Parts of Montana are in for some rough weather in the next 48 hours including Fort Beck. High winds will be an issue on Wednesday with gusts up to 30mph.
According to the National Weather Service:
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 5 PM MST WEDNESDAY.
- WINDS... NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. * TIMING... 11 AM UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY.
- IMPACTS... THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH AND HAZARDOUS AND COULD 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.