A HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MST THIS

EVENING...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND

WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MST THIS

EVENING.

 

* TIMING...WIND WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING AND BECOME STRONG THIS

AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON

AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

 

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

 

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS AND GUSTS POSE A SIGNIFICANT RISK TO

HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES...WITH THE POSSIBILITY

OF CAUSING A BLOW OVER. MOTORIST SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND USE

EXTREME CAUTION WHEN ENCOUNTERING STRONG WINDS.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

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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