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  • High Wind Watch for Pikes Peak above 11000 feet County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued February 17 at 9:39AM MST until February 18 at 8:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, February 17, 2014 at 9:39 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8 a.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
    THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
    A HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
    THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
    * LOCATION...TELLER COUNTY AND THE RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN AGAIN TONIGHT THROUGH
    EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG AND
    POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ACROSS TELLER AND EXTREME
    WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY.
    * WIND...WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
    TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST ACROSS THE HIGHER
    PEAKS AND THE EAST FACING SLOPES.
    * IMPACT...TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE. LOOSE
    OBJECTS MAY TURN INTO PROJECTILES AND STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL
    BE POSSIBLE ALONG NORTH SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS POSING A
    HAZARD TO HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES.

  • High Wind Watch for Pikes Peak above 11000 feet County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued December 02 at 10:09AM MST until December 03 at 8:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10:09 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 8 a.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
    THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
    A HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
    THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
    * LOCATION...PIKES PEAK...TELLER COUNTY...THE RAMPART RANGE...
    THE WET MOUNTAINS...THE WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...THE SANGRE DE
    CRISTO MOUNTAINS...EL PASO AND HUERFANO COUNTIES ALONG AND
    WEST OF I- 25.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL MOVE OVER
    THE AREA TONIGHT. THE POTENTIAL FOR HIGH WINDS WILL INCREASE
    THIS EVENING...PEAK BETWEEN 11 PM AND 5 AM...AND THEN DECREASE
    TUESDAY MORNING.
    * WIND...IN THE MOUNTAINS...WEST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS
    OVER 75 MPH POSSIBLE. ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS ADJACENT TO
    THE MOUNTAINS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 60 MPH
    POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO A
    COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...BLOWING SNOW OR DUST...AND POOR
    VISIBILITIES. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SUCH AS SEMI TRAILERS...
    COULD BE SUBJECT TO TIPPING. IN ADDITION...LOOSE OUTDOOR
    ITEMS...SUCH AS LAWN FURNITURE OR TRASH CANS...COULD BECOME
    DANGEROUS AIRBORNE PROJECTILES. POWER DISRUPTIONS...TREE AND
    PROPERTY DAMAGE WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.