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Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 9:35 AM MST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST this

* winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing... winds will strengthen after daybreak and are expected
to be strongest late this morning through afternoon. Winds
should begin to ease this evening.

* Impacts... difficult travel, especially for high-profile
vehicles. Isolated tree and power line damage may occur. Some
areas with fresh snow across the south may see scattered
blowing and drifting snow at times.

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.