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High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County; North Snowy Range Foothills; South Laramie Range; South Laramie Range Foothills

NWS Cheyenne (Southeastern Wyoming and Western Nebraska)

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Through 9 pm tonight.

* WINDS...West at 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Sudden cross winds will create hazardous travel for light weight and high profile vehicles, especially on north to south oriented roads.

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.


High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Cody Foothills

NWS Riverton (Western Wyoming)

...High Wind Warning Today for the Cody Foothills... .A strong surface pressure gradient, and favorable atmospheric conditions will result in strong to high wind across portions of the Cody Foothills today. ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Strong to High Wind at times today.

* Where...From about 10 miles south of Cody, north to around Clark.

* WINDS...West 40 to 45 mph with gusts to 70 mph. A few wind gusts of 85 mph could occur between Clark and Cody.

* OBSERVED WINDS...Wind gusts around 8 miles south of Clark measured at 86 mph today.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Sudden, strong cross winds will enhance the blow over risk for lightweight and high profile vehicles, especially along north to south orientated roadways such as highway 120.

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.


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Updated: 2:59 PM - December 15th, 2017