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  • High Wind Warning for Rabbit Ears, Medicine Bow Ranges County, Colorado
  • High Wind Warning issued December 21 at 9:16PM MST until December 22 at 6:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, December 21, 2015 at 9:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 6 a.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST TUESDAY...
    * TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN AREAS
    OVERNIGHT...MAINLY ABOVE 8000 FEET.
    * WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 40 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH PEAK
    GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH. THE PEAK TO PEAK HIGHWAY AND I-70 FROM WEST
    OF IDAHO SPRINGS TO JUST BELOW THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL WILL BE
    ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THESE HIGH WINDS.
    * IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW MAY SEVERELY REDUCE
    VISIBILITIES AT TIMES IN EXPOSED AREAS. SUDDEN AND STRONG WIND
    GUSTS MAY ALSO CAUSE YOU TO TEMPORARILY LOOSE CONTROL OF YOUR
    VEHICLE. BE PREPARED FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO
    THESE VERY STRONG WIND GUSTS AND BLOWING SNOW.

  • High Wind Warning for Rabbit Ears, Medicine Bow Ranges County, Colorado
  • High Wind Warning issued April 29 at 1:19PM MDT until April 29 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 1:19 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...HIGH WINDS AND BLOWING DUST OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO TODAY...
    .A VERY STRONG CIRCULATION AROUND A LARGE AND SLOW MOVING DEEP
    STORM SYSTEM OVER IOWA WILL KEEP HIGH WINDS BLOWING ON THE
    NORTHEAST PLAINS OF COLORADO THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
    DECREASE LATER THIS EVENING AS THE STORM SYSTEM CONTINUES TRACKING
    TOWARD THE GREAT LAKES. WIDESPREAD BLOWING DUST IS EXPECTED...WITH
    THE WORST CONDITIONS SOUTH OF LIMON AND AKRON. VISIBILITIES WILL
    STILL GENERALLY BE ABOVE A MILE...BUT THERE WILL BE LOCALIZED VERY
    LOW VISIBILITIES NEAR PLOWED FIELDS. AS OF EARLY AFTERNOON THERE
    WERE ROAD CLOSURES IN WASHINGTON AND LINCOLN COUNTIES DUE TO
    AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY. IN ADDITION TO THE BLOWING DUST...THE
    WINDS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE SOME DAMAGE TO TREES... SHINGLES...AND
    WEAK STRUCTURES.
    SOME HIGH WIND REPORTS SO FAR TODAY INCLUDE 77 MPH AT AKRON...
    71 MPH IN STRASBURG...69 MPH IN LIMON...66 MPH AT DENVER
    INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...AND 63 MPH IN STERLING.
    ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
    EVENING...
    * TIMING...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON
    THEN DIMINISH THIS EVENING. |
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS AT 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH
    POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACTS...AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY IN BLOWING DUST. MINOR DAMAGE
    TO TREES AND ROOFS.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    RESIDENTS AND TRAVELERS IN NORTHEASTERN COLORADO SHOULD BE
    PREPARED FOR STRONG CROSS WINDS CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING
    CONDITIONS. IF YOU ARE DRIVING...SLOW DOWN AND REMAIN ALERT FOR
    SUDDEN STRONG WIND GUSTS. SLOW DOWN BEFORE ENTERING AREAS OF LOW
    VISIBILITY. BE PREPARED FOR POWER OUTAGES AND MINOR DAMAGE TO
    STRUCTURES.