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High Wind Warning
Issued: 8:11 PM MST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST Wednesday...

* winds... west 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... through the day on Wednesday. However, the strongest
winds are likely to occur through just after midnight.

* Impacts... travel will be difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles. Damaging winds may blow down some power lines and
tree limbs. Isolated power outages are possible.

* Grassland fire danger... relatively dry grasses on the snow-free
plains, and relatively low humidity from mild temperatures,
will combine with the strong winds to create elevated fire
danger for grassland areas on the plains.

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.

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