High Wind Warning issued December 18 at 7:09PM MST until December 19 at 5:00PM MST by NWS Boulder
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties; Central and South Weld County; Larimer County Below 6000 Feet, Northwest Weld County; Logan County; Morgan County; North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet, North Lincoln County; Northeast Weld County; Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet, South Lincoln County; Washington County
...HIGH WINDS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY...
.A strong upper level jet stream will develop over Colorado
tonight and Wednesday which will produce a period of strong
northwesterly winds over the northeast plains of Colorado.
The winds are expected to increase by late Wednesday morning
and then continue into the afternoon. The winds will produce
areas of blowing dust and reduced visibilities at times. In
addition, the combination of strong wind and dry vegetation will
result in elevated fire danger. Avoid outdoor burning.
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM MST
* TIMING...8 AM MST through 5 PM MST.
* WINDS...Northwest winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts up to 60 MPH
* IMPACTS...Areas of blowing dust restricting visibility. Strong
crosswinds on highways resulting in hazardous travel for high
profile vehicles. Possible power outages caused by downed
power lines. The strong winds and dry vegetation will result
in elevated fire danger.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Strong winds may lead to property damage. Hazardous
driving conditions due to powerful cross winds will pose a
serious risk for drivers, especially for light weight and high
profile vehicles. Loose outdoor items should be brought inside or