Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
301 PM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

COZ072>075-110615-
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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...
STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS
301 PM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM MST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM MST
SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG UPPER LEVEL JET STREAM WILL BRING
  STRONG WINDS TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAIN RANGE.

* WIND...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 75 MPH.

* IMPACT...STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES INCLUDING LA VETA PASS. POWER OUTAGES AND TREE DAMAGE MAY
  ALSO OCCUR DUE TO THE STRONG WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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