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High Wind Watch
Issued: 1:43 AM MST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Thursday afternoon...

* timing... the strongest winds are expected late tonight through
sunrise Thursday morning, followed by another peak in wind
speeds during the midday hours Thursday.

* Winds... north winds of 35-45 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph are
expected.

* Impacts... travel will become difficult, particularly on west-
east oriented highways and for larger vehicles. Dangerous wind
gusts can be expected around grain elevators. Intermittent
power interruptions and downed power lines are possible. Areas
of blowing dust or snow are expected, reducing visibility.
Outdoor Holiday decorations should be secured.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.




243 am CST Wed Dec 12 2018 /143 am MST Wed Dec 12 2018/

... High wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Thursday afternoon...

* timing... the strongest winds are expected late tonight through
sunrise Thursday morning, followed by another peak in wind
speeds during the midday hours Thursday.

* Winds... north winds of 35-45 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph are
expected.

* Impacts... travel will become difficult, particularly on west-
east oriented highways and for larger vehicles. Dangerous wind
gusts can be expected around grain elevators. Intermittent
power interruptions and downed power lines are possible. Areas
of blowing dust or snow are expected, reducing visibility.
Outdoor Holiday decorations should be secured.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.





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