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Colorado, Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft

High Wind Watch

Statement as of 6:54 AM MST on February 17, 2018

Expires 10:00 AM EST on February 18, 2018


... High wind watch remains in effect from this evening through
Sunday morning...

* location... the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the Wet Mountains
and Wet Mountain Valley, Teller County and the Rampart Range,
Huerfano County and western Las Animas.

* Cause and timing... a strong jet will move across the area
tonight with strong downslope winds expected.

* Wind... west winds over the mountains 30 to 40 mph with gusts
in excess of 75 mph, while lower elevation areas see west
winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts in excess of 60 mph.

* Impact... strong winds will cause difficult driving conditions
along Interstate 25 corridor. Minor structural damage will
also be possible.

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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Arizona - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Colorado - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch
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Delaware - Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Guam - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Iowa - Special Statement
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Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
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Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory
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New Mexico - Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
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North Carolina - Record Report
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Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
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Oregon - High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Avalanche Warning
Pennsylvania - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
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