Central Carbon County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Warning
Statement as of 11:07 MST le 25 novembre 2014

...High Wind Warning remains in effect until 11 PM MST this evening...

* timing...winds will remain strong through this evening.

* Winds...west to northwest winds 35 to 50 mph with gusts of 60 to 70 mph.

* Impacts...there is a significant blow over risk for high profile vehicles traveling along interstates 25 and 80 because of strong winds. The strong wind will create dangerous cross winds that will make travel extremely hazardous for these vehicles. In particular...the Wyoming Department of Transportation has closed portions of Interstate 25 from the Colorado state line to Wheatland...and Interstate 80 from Rawlins to Laramie to light and high profile vehicles due to wind gusts in excess of 65 mph. Slick roadways and reduced visibilities in snow showers and strong winds will be possible through the afternoon.

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. For detailed Road and travel conditions...dial 5 1 1 or visit www.Wyoroad.Info.