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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
328 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

COZ074-075-087-088-231830-
/O.NEW.KPUB.HW.W.0005.170223T1600Z-170223T2300Z/
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
INCLUDING Cuchara, Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Walsenburg,
and Trinidad
328 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 4 PM MST
this afternoon.

* LOCATION...The southern Sangre De Cristo mountains, Huerfano and
  western Las Animas counties, including Walsenburg, Trinidad and
  Raton Pass.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong jet stream over the area will cause
  strong westerly winds to develop this morning which will
  continue into the late afternoon hours.

* WIND...westerly 30 to 45 mph with gusts around 60 mph at the
  lower elevations, and gusts of 75 mph over the mountain areas.

* IMPACT...Drivers of high-profile vehicles should exercise
  extreme caution or postpone travel, especially on north to south
  oriented roads, including I-25. Damage to power lines and
  buildings will be possible. Power interruptions and power
  outages may 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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