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  • High Wind Watch for Southern Sangre de Cristo, Upper Purgatoire River Basin, Eastern Las Animas County, Trinidad Vicinity, Western Las Animas County below 7500 feet, La Junta Vicinity, Otero County County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued March 17 at 7:47PM MDT until March 17 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, March 17, 2014 at 7:47 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MDT TUESDAY
    THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
    ...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
    * TIMING...BLOWING DUST WILL SETTLE OVERNIGHT AS WINDS DIMINISH.
    HOWEVER...STRONG DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE TOMORROW
    MORNING AND TOMORROW AFTERNOON BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING
    THROUGH THE REGION. BLOWING DUST WILL BE LIKELY ONCE AGAIN.
    * WINDS...WINDS WILL DECREASE OVERNIGHT...THEN BECOME NORTH TO
    NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH ON TUESDAY.
    * IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE IMPACTED. SIGNIFICANT
    AMOUNTS OF BLOWING DUST WILL LIKELY OCCUR WHICH WILL REDUCE
    VISIBILITY TO BELOW 1/2 OF A MILE THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON TUESDAY.