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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
Issued by National Weather Service Riverton WY
151 AM MST Wed Jan 20 2021

WYZ107-108-118-119-210900-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Laramie County-
East Laramie County-
151 AM MST Wed Jan 20 2021

...High Wind Warning in Effect until 11 AM Thursday...

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

High winds are likely across many areas today. There will be a
risk of vehicle blow overs, including I-25. Please see High Wind
Warning for details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Thursday...High winds gradually decreasing.

The chance for accumulating snow will return late Friday into
early Sunday.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotters are encouraged to report wind gusts and any damage
beginning Tuesday night and continuing through Thursday morning.

$$



High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
Issued by National Weather Service Riverton WY
123 AM MST Wed Jan 20 2021

WYZ107-108-118-119-210000-
/O.CON.KCYS.HW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-210121T1800Z/
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Laramie County-
East Laramie County-
Including the cities of Wheatland, Guernsey, Torrington,
Cheyenne, and Pine Bluffs
123 AM MST Wed Jan 20 2021

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...Central Laramie County including the city of Cheyenne,
  the Interstate 80 corridor between Cheyenne and Pine Bluffs,
  East Platte County including the cities of Wheatland and
  Guernsey, and Goshen County including the city of Torrington.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 11 AM MST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Strong cross winds will be
  hazardous to light weight and high profile vehicles, including
  campers and tractor trailers. There will be a high risk for
  vehicle blow overs.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest wind gusts are likely to
  occur from today into this evening.

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.

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

&&

$$



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