Folks traveling to and from Williston tonight, please be aware that 40 mph wind gusts are possible in the Fort Peck Lake area.

According to the National Weather Service:

A lake Wind Advisory for Fort Peck Lake remains in effect until 1 am MST Wednesday.

Timing...through late tonight.

Winds from the west-northwest at 30 to 35 mph...gusting to 40 mph at times.

Impacts...these winds will make open waters of the lake rough and hazardous...and may result in high waves which could tip or swamp smaller craft. Freezing spray is also likely.

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.

High Wind Advisory and Winter Weather