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High Wind Warning
Issued: 9:57 AM MST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 8 am to 5 PM MST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 8 am to 5 PM MST Wednesday. The
high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... 8 am MST through 5 PM MST.

* Winds... northwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
possible.

* Impacts... areas of blowing dust restricting visibility. Strong
Crosswinds on highways resulting in hazardous travel for high
profile vehicles. Possible power outages caused by downed power
lines. The strong winds and dry vegetation will result in
elevated fire danger.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Strong winds may lead to property damage. Hazardous
driving conditions due to powerful cross winds will pose a
serious risk for drivers, especially for light weight and
high profile vehicles. Loose outdoor items should be brought
inside or secured properly.





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