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

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 4:29 AM MST on November 21, 2014

...High wind watch in effect from late tonight through Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from late tonight through Saturday evening.

* Timing...winds will rapidly increase just before sunrise on Saturday and could remain strong through Saturday evening.

* Winds...west to southwest winds sustained at 35 to 50 mph with gusts of 60 to 70 mph are possible.

* Impacts...mainly to transportation. High profile vehicles and light weight trailers may be susceptible to strong and sudden wind gusts. High profile vehicles may lose control during when encountering strong winds and may be at risk of blow over.

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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