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High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:44 PM MST Dec. 12, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 11 PM this evening to noon
MST Wednesday...
... Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 3 PM MST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to noon MST
Wednesday. A Wind Advisory has also been issued. This Wind
Advisory is in effect from noon to 3 PM MST Wednesday.

* Winds... northwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase late tonight, remain strong
through Wednesday morning, and then diminish late Wednesday
afternoon.

* Impacts... sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose control,
especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles. Strong winds
can cause blowing dust, reduced visibility, and flying debris.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means 40 mph winds, or gusts over 60 mph, are
expected or occurring.

A Wind Advisory means 30 mph winds, or gusts over 45 mph, are
expected or occurring.







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