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WWUS75 KBOU 180514

National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1014 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Strong Winds for the East Slopes of the Front Range Mountains
and Foothills Expected Again Tonight...

.Winds were beginning to increase again in the higher mountains
and the Front Range foothills in the late evening, and they will
continue to increase during the night. Strong and sudden
crosswinds can be expected on north-south roads and on Interstate
70 around Georgetown. This will create hazardous driving
conditions especially for drivers of high profile vehicles. Strong
winds may also cause areas of blowing snow and reduced
visibilities in exposed areas.

South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/
Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above
9000 Feet-Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Including the cities of Cameron Pass,
Laramie and Medicine Bow Mountains, Rabbit Ears Range,
Rocky Mountain National Park, Willow Creek Pass, Berthoud Pass,
Breckenridge, East Slopes Mosquito Range,
East Slopes Southern Gore Range, Eisenhower Tunnel, Indian Peaks,
Kenosha Mountains, Mount Evans, Williams Fork Mountains,
Winter Park, Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland, Red Feather Lakes,
Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown, Idaho Springs,
and Westcreek
1014 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018


* TIMING...Strong winds will increase through the night, then
  diminish Sunday morning.

* WINDS...West 45 to 60 MPH sustained with gusts 75 to 85 MPH.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be hazardous due to strong crosswinds,
  especially for lightweight and high profile vehicles over high
  mountain passes, Interstate 70 around Georgetown, Highway 285
  through Park County and along the Peak To Peak Highway.


A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 50 mph or gusts
of 75 mph or more can lead to property damage. Loose outdoor
items should be brought inside or secured properly.



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