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  • High Wind Watch for Baca County, Springfield, Vicinity County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued April 28 at 2:51PM MDT until April 29 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, April 28, 2014 at 2:51 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7 p.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
    EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
    EVENING.
    * LOCATION...THE SOUTHEASTERN PLAINS INCLUDING
    CROWLEY...OTERO...KIOWA...BENT...PROWERS...BAC AND EASTERN LAS
    ANIMAS COUNTIES.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...STRONG CIRCULATION AROUND A DEEP STORM SYSTEM
    OVER NEBRASKA WILL PRODUCE HIGH WINDS FROM MID MORNING THROUGH
    MUCH OF THE DAY ON TUESDAY...BEFORE WINDS SLOWLY DIMINISH
    TUESDAY EVENING.
    * WIND...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH. |
    * IMPACT...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS OF
    COLORADO SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONG WINDS CAUSING HAZARDOUS
    DRIVING CONDITIONS. STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL BE LIKELY ALONG
    HIGHWAY FIFTY FROM LA JUNTA TO THE KANSAS BORDER. AREAS OF
    BLOWING DUST MAY ALSO DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON...WITH RAPID
    CHANGES IN VISIBILITY POSSIBLE.