Northern Rocky Mountain Front Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:39 PM MDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect
from late Saturday night through Sunday evening...

* winds: southwest 30 to 40 mph... with gusts near 65 mph.
Isolated gusts near 85 mph are possible at ridge tops.

* Timing: Saturday night through Sunday night.

* Impacts: damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger, may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.





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