Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike's Peak Between 7500 And 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 3:02 PM MST on November 28, 2014

...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.

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.