... Wind Advisory in effect until 5 PM MST this afternoon...
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 5 PM MST this afternoon.
* Locations include... Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, De Beque,
New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Montrose, Hotchkiss,
Delta, Moab, Castle Valley, Canyonlands National Park, Dead
Horse Point State Park, and Fry Canyon.
* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 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.
A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected
or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use
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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Issued: 3:02 AM MST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service