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High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:14 AM MDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 6 am this morning to midnight
MDT tonight...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 6 am this morning to midnight
MDT tonight. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... strong to possibly damaging winds are expected to
increase between midnight and 6 am this morning and remain
strong through the day Sunday before decreasing Sunday night.

* Winds... west to northwest 30 to 50 mph... with gusts to 60 to 80
mph.

* Impacts... strong Crosswinds will pose a risk to high profile
lightweight vehicles. Hunters and those recreating near trees,
should be aware and prepared for the possibility of falling
trees.

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.






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