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  • High Wind Warning for Middle Park County, Colorado
  • High Wind Warning issued November 30 at 8:58PM PST until December 01 at 10:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, November 30, 2012 at 9:58 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 6 a.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN THE NORTHERN FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND
    FOOTHILLS LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
    .STRENGTHENING WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT COMBINED WITH THE PASSAGE OF A
    WEAK WEATHER SYSTEM OVERNIGHT WILL BRING STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS
    TO THE MOUNTAINS AND PORTIONS OF THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS LATE
    TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
    OCCUR IN THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS
    INCLUDING THE AREA AROUND THE PEAK-TO-PEAK HIGHWAY...ROCKY
    MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...THE MEDICINE BOW RANGE...AND RED FEATHER
    LAKES AREA.
    ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST SATURDAY...
    * TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT INTO THE EARLY
    MORNING HOURS SATURDAY. WINDS WILL DECREASE BY NOON SATURDAY.
    * WINDS...WEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 75 MPH ARE
    LIKELY.
    * IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DOWNING WEAKENED
    BEETLE-KILLED TREES AND ALSO DEAD TREES FROM SUMMER FIRES.
    FIRE DANGER WILL ALSO INCREASE.