Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 10:31 AM MST on December 20, 2014

...High wind watch in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* Timing...mid morning through late evening Sunday

* winds...west to southwest winds of 30 to 45 mph with gusts in excess of 60 mph are possible.

* Impacts...mainly to transportation. There may be a blow over risk for high profile and lightweight vehicles traveling along Interstate 80 from Laramie to Rawlins due to these strong winds.

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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