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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 3:30 AM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 24, 2017


... High wind watch in effect from late tonight through Friday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from late tonight through Friday
afternoon.

* Peak winds... north winds gusting up to 65 mph.

* Timing/duration... after midnight tonight through Friday
afternoon.

* Other impacts... reduced visibility in blowing dust and blowing
snow will be possible. Travel along Interstate 70, Highway 59
and Highway 40 in northeast Colorado may become hazardous.

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.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:41 AM CDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon MDT /1 PM CDT/
today to 7 PM MDT /8 PM CDT/ this evening for low humidity and
gusty winds for fire weather zones 001... 013... 027... 041... 079...
252... 253 and 254...

* affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 252 Yuma...
fire weather zone 253 Kit Carson and fire weather zone 254
Cheyenne. In Kansas... fire weather zone 001 Cheyenne... fire
weather zone 013 Sherman... fire weather zone 027 Wallace and
fire weather zone 041 Greeley. In Nebraska... fire weather zone
079 Dundy.

* Winds... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 70s to lower 80s.

* Impacts... any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
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