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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1006 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-Eastern Las Animas County-
Western Kiowa County-Eastern Kiowa County-
Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-
Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
INCLUDING Walsenburg, Trinidad, La Junta, Rocky Ford, Branson,
Kim, Eads, Sheridan Lake, Las Animas, Lamar, Springfield,
and Walsh
1006 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...all of the southeast Colorado plains including
  Walsenburg, Trinidad, La Junta, Lamar and Springfield.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...an intense storm system over southeast
  Colorado will move slowly into Kansas through the afternoon.

* WIND...north 35 to 45 gusting over 65 mph.

* IMPACT...these winds will pose a hazard to high profile
  vehicles, especially on east to west oriented roadways. Winds
  may also take down power lines and trees, knock out power,
  cause property damage, and reduced visibilities; due to snow
  over the Palmer Divide, and possibly dust across the Eastern
  Plains.

* Potential Fire Weather Impact...Although humidity values will
  be much higher today, if power lines were to fall on any dry
  grass, then the potential will exist for a fast moving grass
  fire to occur.

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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Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Ft-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Crowley County-
INCLUDING Colorado Springs, Peterson AFB, Pueblo, Ordway,
and Olney Springs
1006 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...southern El Paso, Pueblo and Crowley counties,
  including Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Ordway.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...strong northerly winds on the backside of
  an intense area of low pressure will continue into this
  afternoon.

* WIND...north 35 to 45 gusting in excess of 65 mph.

* IMPACT...these winds will pose a hazard to high profile
  vehicles, especially on east to west oriented roadways. Winds
  may also take down power lines and trees, knock out power,
  cause property damage, and reduced visibilities due to blowing
  dust in some areas.

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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