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  • High Wind Watch for Northern Sangre de Cristo County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued February 17 at 12:01PM MST until February 19 at 12:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 12:01 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, February 19, 2016 at midnight
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    THURSDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAWATCH AND MOSQUITO MOUNTAINS ABOVE
    11000 FEET...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET...
    THE WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET AND PIKES PEAK AND THE
    RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM IS EXPECTED TO
    MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN TONIGHT AND CONTINUE ACROSS THE
    ROCKIES THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
    * WIND...STRONG WESTERLY WINDS OF 30 TO 50 MPH...WITH DAMAGING
    WIND GUSTS OF 60 TO 80 MPH...WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT AND
    THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY FOR AREAS OVER AND NEAR THE HIGHER
    TERRAIN.

  • High Wind Watch for Northern Sangre de Cristo County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued December 19 at 2:50PM MST until December 20 at 3:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:50 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 3 p.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM MST THIS EVENING
    THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
    * LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...WET MOUNTAINS..WET
    MOUNTAIN VALLEY...SOUTHERN INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND SPANISH
    PEAKS REGION.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...STRONG JET STREAM WINDS AHEAD OF AN
    APPROACHING QUICK MOVING TROUGH WILL SPREAD STRONG WINDS ALONG
    AND JUST EAST OF THE MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.
    * WIND...FOR THE MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS
    IN EXCESS OF 75 MPH...FOR THE LEE SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35
    WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
    * IMPACT...POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREES WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG
    WITH STRONG CROSS WINDS ALONG NORTH SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS
    INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25.