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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 6:44 AM MST on December 22, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 23, 2014


... High wind watch remains in effect Tuesday...

* peak winds... sustained winds speeds to 35 to 45 mph with wind
gusts as high as 65 mph are possible... with the strongest winds
anticipated west of a Leoti to Goodland and Yuma line.

* Timing/duration... wind speeds will increase rapidly Tuesday
morning and will diminish again by late Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong winds will lead to areas of blowing snow or
blowing dust with localized visibilities of one mile or less
possible. High profile vehicles traveling east or west will be
susceptible to tipping over.

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.


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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:00 AM MST on December 22, 2014


... On this date in weather history...

In 1989, it was one of the coldest days on record in the tri state
area. Yuma Colorado reached 33 degrees below zero, Colby Kansas 32
below, Goodland 27 below, and Hill City 26 below. These
temperatures were the coldest ever recorded at each location.


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