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High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:35 PM MST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Saturday morning through Sunday

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Sunday

* Timing... strong winds will develop Saturday morning. There will
be a lull Saturday night, then even stronger winds are possible
on Sunday, peaking Sunday afternoon.

* Winds... wind prone areas may see west to northwest winds at 30
to 40 mph with gusts to around 60 mph on Saturday, and gusts up
to 70 mph on Sunday.

* Impacts... impacts mainly to transportation. Dangerous travel for
light weight and high profile vehicles, including camping
trailers. Strong cross winds may result in an elevated risk for
blow overs of these types of vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest


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