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High Wind Warning
Issued: 10:06 AM MDT Mar. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MDT this
afternoon...

* location... southern El Paso, Pueblo and Crowley counties,
including Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Ordway.

* Cause and timing... strong northerly winds on the backside of
an intense area of low pressure will continue into this
afternoon.

* Wind... north 35 to 45 gusting in excess of 65 mph.

* Impact... these winds will pose a hazard to high profile
vehicles, especially on east to west oriented roadways. Winds
may also take down power lines and trees, knock out power,
cause property damage, and reduced visibilities due to blowing
dust in some areas.

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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