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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
141 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

...STRONG WINDS RETURNING TO THE WIND PRONE AREAS TUESDAY
AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE TUESDAY MORNING AND COULD
REACH CRITICAL LEVELS IN THE WIND PRONE AREAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST WYOMING TUESDAY NIGHT WITH
WINDS SHIFTING TO THE WEST NORTHWEST. THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN STRONG BEHIND THE FRONT THROUGH MID MORNING WEDNESDAY.

WYZ106-110-116-117-270000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0007.150127T2100Z-150128T1500Z/
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BORDEAUX...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER
141 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 30 TO 40 MPH SUSTAINED TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST AT 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH
  POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 25
  BETWEEN CHEYENNE AND WHEATLAND...AND ALONG INTERSTATE 80 IN THE
  ARLINGTON AREA BETWEEN LARAMIE AND RAWLINS COULD BE IMPACTED.
  STRONG CROSS WINDS MAY RESULT IN AN INCREASED BLOWOVER RISK FOR
  LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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