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  • High Wind Watch for Stevens County, Kansas
  • High Wind Watch issued December 22 at 12:06PM CST until December 23 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, December 22, 2014 at 11:06 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...STRONG NORTH WINDS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...
    .AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN OVER THE GREAT
    PLAINS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
    DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO AND FAR WESTERN KANSAS. THIS IS
    WHERE THE HIGHEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP.
    ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
    TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
    * TIMING...MUCH OF THE DAY TUESDAY.
    * WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH.
    * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IN AREAS OF CROSSWIND... WHICH
    WOULD MAINLY BE EAST-WEST HIGHWAYS OVER OPEN AREAS. WINDS WILL
    BE ENHANCED AROUND LARGE OBSTACLES SUCH AS GRAIN ELEVATORS.
    LIGHT ROOF DAMAGE COULD OCCUR ALONG WITH SPORADIC... BRIEF
    POWER INTERRUPTIONS.