...Lake Wind Advisory now in effect until 9 PM MDT Thursday for Fort Peck Lake...
The lake Wind Advisory for Fort Peck Lake is now in effect until 9 PM MDT Thursday.
* Timing...strong west winds winds today. The winds will diminish somewhat this evening. The strong west winds will return Thursday morning and diminish Thursday evening.
* Winds...west 20 to 35 mph today. West 15 to 25 mph tonight. West 15 to 30 mph Thursday.
* Impacts...the strong winds will create high waves that could tip or swamp smaller craft. Fort Peck Lake remains partially ice covered. This ice will move across the lake and could trap and damage boats.
Boaters should use extreme caution if venturing onto Fort Peck Lake. For your personal safety...avoid the open waters. Stay close to shore or near protected areas.