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High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:46 PM MDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 8 am to 6 PM MDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 8 am to 6 PM MDT Monday. The
high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds... northwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase Monday morning and remain strong
through the day. Winds will be strongest during the midday and
afternoon before diminishing around sunset.

* Impacts... sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose control,
especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles. Strong winds
can cause blowing dust, reduced visibility, and flying debris.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means 40 mph winds... or gusts over 60 mph...
are expected or occurring.






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