Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:02 AM MST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 5 PM MST this afternoon...

* locations include... Gateway, Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek, Mancos,
   Blanding, and Monticello.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Areas
in the La Sal and Abajo Mountains will gust over 50 mph.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected
or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use
extra caution.

People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart
disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay
indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion
due to wind-blown dust.





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