High Wind Warning in Effect until 10:00pm Tonight was created by MountainTownAlerts
From Chief Meteorologist Steve Hamilton:
URGENT: MMT Weather: High Wind Warning: In effect until 10:00 p.m. Monday for the Front Range Foothills. Gusts of 30 to 50 mph are expected through the day, with occasional gusts over 70 mph possible. Secure outdoor items and use extreme caution while driving.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
333 AM MST Mon Jan 7 2019
...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING...
.A fast moving Pacific system will bring strong winds early this morning as it moves across Colorado. Areas in and near the foothills are most likely experience these strong winds. A second feature will affect the area this afternoon which is expected to produce another period of strong winds. The strong winds will spread across portions of the northeast plains as well, mainly north and northeast of Denver.
South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above 9000 Feet-
Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet- Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet- Including the cities of Cameron Pass, Laramie and Medicine Bow Mountains, Rabbit Ears Range, Rocky Mountain National Park, Willow Creek Pass, Berthoud Pass, Breckenridge, East Slopes Mosquito Range, East Slopes Southern Gore Range, Eisenhower Tunnel, Indian Peaks, Kenosha Mountains, Mount Evans, Williams Fork Mountains, Winter Park, Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland, Red Feather Lakes, Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown, Idaho Springs, and Westcreek
333 AM MST Mon Jan 7 2019
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MST THIS EVENING...
* WINDS...West 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 85 mph. The strongest winds will be late this morning and afternoon.
* TIMING...through 10 pm MST this evening.
* IMPACTS...Areas of blowing snow restricting visibility, especially at higher elevations. High profile vehicles will be susceptible to dangerous cross winds. Possible power outages caused by downed power lines.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Strong winds may lead to property damage. Hazardous driving conditions due to powerful cross winds will pose a serious risk for drivers, especially for light weight and high profile vehicles. Loose outdoor items should be brought inside or secured properly.