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  • High Wind Watch for Upper Huerfano River Basin County, Colorado
  • High Wind Watch issued February 17 at 9:46PM MST until February 19 at 12:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 9:46 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, February 19, 2016 at midnight
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
    THURSDAY EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
    EVENING.
    * LOCATION...HUERFANO AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES INCLUDING
    WALSENBURG AND TRINIDAD.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WITH STRONG WINDS IN
    THE LOWER PARTS OF THE ATMOSPHERE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
    * WIND...STRONG WESTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH DAMAGING
    WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACT...STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY ON
    INTERSTATE 25 DUE TO EXTREME CROSS WINDS. DAMAGE WILL BE
    POSSIBLE TO UTILITY POLES. TREES WILL LIKELY BE BLOWN
    DOWN...ESPECIALLY IN BURN SCAR AREAS.