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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 December 22 at 9:15AM MST until December 23 at 2:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, December 22, 2014 at 9:15 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 2 p.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
    AFTERNOON...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
    AFTERNOON.
    * LOCATION...CROWLEY...OTERO AND EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...STRONG AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS
    WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
    * WIND...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH GUSTING TO AROUND 60 MPH.
    * IMPACT...STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AND RESULT IN
    HAZARDOUS CROSS WINDS ALONG WEST EAST ORIENTED ROADWAYS. IN
    AREAS WHERE SNOW IS FALLING...BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE
    VISIBILITIES BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.