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  • High Wind Watch for La Junta Vicinity, Otero County County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued December 22 at 9:15AM MST until December 23 at 2:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, December 22, 2014 at 9:15 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 2 p.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
    AFTERNOON...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
    AFTERNOON.
    * LOCATION...CROWLEY...OTERO AND EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...STRONG AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS
    WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
    * WIND...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH GUSTING TO AROUND 60 MPH.
    * IMPACT...STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AND RESULT IN
    HAZARDOUS CROSS WINDS ALONG WEST EAST ORIENTED ROADWAYS. IN
    AREAS WHERE SNOW IS FALLING...BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE
    VISIBILITIES BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.