...High wind watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning...
The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning.
* Location...Pikes Peak and Teller County...the Wet Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
* Cause and timing...strong and potentially damaging wind gusts will be possible across the higher peaks and east facing slopes of the southeast mountains Saturday night through early Sunday morning.
* Wind...west winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 80 mph possible.
* Impact...strong winds may cause power outages and result in hazardous cross winds along north south oriented roadways.
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.