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High Wind Watch
Issued: 9:01 PM MST Nov. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
afternoon.

* Timing... increasingly strong winds aloft ahead of the next
approaching upper level trough will affect much of the wind
corridor from southern Fremont County eastward and through
Natrona County tonight through the day Monday, bringing a threat
of high winds.

* Winds... west winds of 25 to 40 mph with gusts of 55 to 65 mph.

* Impacts... strong cross winds will produce a significant blow
over threat to trucks pulling light weight and high profile
trailers.

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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