Lower Yampa River Basin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:08 PM MDT Sep. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT
Thursday...

* locations include... Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
De Beque, New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle,
Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Blanding, Moab, Castle
Valley, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park,
   and Fry Canyon.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase by mid-morning Thursday and reach
maximum wind speeds in the late afternoon.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected
or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use
extra caution.

People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart
disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay
indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion
due to wind-blown dust.




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