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  • High Wind Watch for Southern San Luis Valley 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.

  • High Wind Watch for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued January 10 at 9:04AM PST until January 11 at 5:00PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:04 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 4:15 p.m.

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