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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
601 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WINDS POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON OVER THE PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO...

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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...
FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...
WIGGINS...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...
LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER...
CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...
OTIS...JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
601 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...HIGH WINDS MAY DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE PLAINS OF NORTHEAST
  COLORADO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE  PLANNING TRAVEL SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONG
  CROSS WINDS CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. DRIVERS OF
  LIGHT WEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD CONSIDER DELAYING
  TRAVEL OR USE ALTERNATE ROUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THAT STRONG AND POTENTIALLY
DAMAGING WINDS MAY OCCUR.  PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD
REMAIN ALERT TO THE POSSIBILITY OF HIGH WINDS AND BE PREPARED TO
TAKE ACTION SHOULD HIGH WINDS DEVELOP.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
407 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BREEZY TODAY AND VERY WINDY ON TUESDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE FROM THE PLAINS STATES TODAY TO
THE GREAT LAKES REGION BY LATE TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH
THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. THE STEEP PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THE
HIGH AND LOW PRESSURE AREAS WILL PRODUCE BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS
THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS TODAY AND VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WITH THE
POSSIBILITY OF BLOWING SNOW AND BLOWING DUST ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS REGION ON TUESDAY.

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YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-SHERMAN-
THOMAS-SHERIDAN-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-DUNDY-
HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YUMA...WRAY...BURLINGTON...
CHEYENNE WELLS...ST. FRANCIS...ATWOOD...OBERLIN...GOODLAND...
COLBY...HOXIE...SHARON SPRINGS...OAKLEY...QUINTER...TRIBUNE...
LEOTI...BENKELMAN...TRENTON...MCCOOK
407 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* PEAK WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS SPEEDS TO 40 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS
  AS HIGH AS 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS
  ANTICIPATED WEST OF A LEOTI KANSAS TO YUMA COLORADO LINE.

* TIMING/DURATION...WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY TUESDAY
  MORNING AND WILL DIMINISH AGAIN BY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW OR
  BLOWING DUST WITH LOCALIZED VISIBILITIES OF ONE MILE OR LESS
  POSSIBLE. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EAST OR WEST WILL BE
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO TIPPING OVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR HAZARDOUS WIND
CONDITIONS WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR GREATER. SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS NOW AND STAY TUNED
FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE HIGH WIND WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
451 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...STRONG NORTH WINDS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN OVER THE GREAT
PLAINS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO AND WESTERN KANSAS. THIS IS WHERE
THE HIGHEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP.

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SCOTT-LANE-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-MORTON-
STEVENS-SEWARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTT CITY...DIGHTON...SYRACUSE...
LAKIN...DEERFIELD...GARDEN CITY...KALVESTA...JOHNSON CITY...
ULYSSES...SUBLETTE...SATANTA...ELKHART...RICHFIELD...HUGOTON...
MOSCOW...LIBERAL...KISMET
451 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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

* TIMING...MUCH OF THE DAY TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IN AREAS OF CROSSWIND... WHICH
  WOULD MAINLY BE EAST-WEST HIGHWAYS OVER OPEN AREAS. WINDS WILL
  BE ENHANCED AROUND LARGE OBSTACLES SUCH AS GRAIN ELEVATORS.
  LIGHT ROOF DAMAGE COULD OCCUR ALONG WITH SPORADIC... BRIEF
  POWER INTERRUPTIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

GERARD

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
349 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINDY CONDITIONS LIKELY ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE
WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SOUTHEAST INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY. A STRENGTHENING PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL ALLOW GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO DEVELOP
ACROSS EAST CENTRAL WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE
TODAY. A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR EVEN STRONGER WINDS LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING AS THE STORM SYSTEM STRENGTHENS. A
HIGH WIND WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THAT TIME PERIOD FOR MOST
AREAS EAST OF INTERSTATE 25 IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN
NEBRASKA...AS WELL AS THE INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT AND ADJACENT SOUTH
LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS.

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SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-NORTH SIOUX-
SOUTH SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTTSBLUFF...GERING...HARRISBURG...
BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...KIMBALL...SIDNEY...HARRISON...AGATE
349 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM
MST THIS AFTERNOON...

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

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

* TIMING...A PERIOD OF GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR DURING THE MORNING
  AND AFTERNOON HOURS. A BRIEF LULL WILL IS EXPECTED DURING THE
  EVENING BEFORE HIGH WINDS DEVELOP AGAIN OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH UNTIL LATE
  AFTERNOON. BECOMING NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH
  POSSIBLE AFTER 10 PM.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES
  TRAVELING ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS. SUDDEN WIND GUSTS
  COULD FORCE THESE TYPE OF VEHICLES OFF ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
349 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINDY CONDITIONS LIKELY ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE
WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SOUTHEAST INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY. A STRENGTHENING PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL ALLOW GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO DEVELOP
ACROSS EAST CENTRAL WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE
TODAY. A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR EVEN STRONGER WINDS LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING AS THE STORM SYSTEM STRENGTHENS. A
HIGH WIND WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THAT TIME PERIOD FOR MOST
AREAS EAST OF INTERSTATE 25 IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN
NEBRASKA...AS WELL AS THE INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT AND ADJACENT SOUTH
LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS.

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CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...LUSK...BORDEAUX...
GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER...CHEYENNE...BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
349 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

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

* TIMING...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME STRONG BY LATE THIS
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES
  TRAVELING ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS. SUDDEN WIND GUSTS
  COULD FORCE THESE TYPE OF VEHICLES OFF ROADS.

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.

&&

$$

HAMMER

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