Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 4:22 AM MST on February 01, 2015

...High wind watch in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* Timing...winds will increase Monday evening and may become strong through through early Tuesday afternoon.

* Winds...west to southwest at 35 to 45 mph gusting to 65 mph.

* Impacts...mainly to transportation. Travel along Interstate 25 between Cheyenne and Wheatland...and along Interstate 80 in the Arlington area and between Cheyenne and Laramie could be impacted. Strong cross winds are possible and may result in an increased blowover risk for light weight and high profile vehicles.

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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