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NWS Posts High Wind Watch for S.E. CO Beginning Wednesday

High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE from National Weather Service Pueblo CO
408 AM MDT Tue Apr 9, 2019


Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County- Western Kiowa County-Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County- INCLUDING Colorado Springs, Peterson AFB, Pueblo, Ordway,
Olney Springs, La Junta, Rocky Ford, Eads, Sheridan Lake,
Las Animas, and Lamar
408 AM MDT Tue Apr 9 2019

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

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Thursday morning.

* LOCATION...Southern El Paso county, Pueblo county, Otero county,
  Crowley county Bent county, Prowers county and Kiowa county.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong cold front will move across the
  region during the middle of the afternoon on Wednesday. After
  the front goes by, strong north to northwest winds of 40 to 60
  mph will be likely. These winds will continue through Thursday
  morning.

* WIND...North to Northwest winds of 40 to 60 mph.

* IMPACT...High profile vehicles will be affected by the strong
  winds. Minor wind damage to trees and structures will be
  possible.

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.

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