Cascade Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 8:23 AM MDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect
until 10 PM MDT this evening...

* winds: west 35 to 45 mph, with gusts up to 70 mph. Isolated
gusts near 85 mph are possible near ridge tops.

* Timing: through this evening.

* Impacts: strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Expect strong
cross winds on north and south orientated roads. Hunters and
those recreating near trees, especially near recent burn scars,
should be aware and prepared for the possibility of falling

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph, or gusts
of 58 mph or more, can lead to property damage.