High Wind *Warning* - includes N & W Park County

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High Wind *Warning* - includes N & W Park County

Post by ParkBull » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:24 am

High Wind Warning
Issued: 11:19 AM MST Feb. 3, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind *Warning* in effect until 3 PM MST this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect until 3 PM MST this afternoon.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph on valley
floors, and upwards of 80 mph above timberline.

* Timing... through mid afternoon.

* Impacts... trees could be blown down and a few power outages may
result. Travel will be difficult for high profile vehicles. The
high winds in combination with a brief burst of heavy snow may
reduce visibility to near zero at times.

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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