Debeque to Silt Corridor Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:37 AM MDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
7 PM MDT this evening...

* locations include... Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
De Beque, New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle,
Edwards, Glenwood Springs, and Carbondale.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase this morning 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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