Weather Alerts for Douglas County

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
DOUGLAS COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet, Gilpin, Clear Creek, Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet - Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet - 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
Effective: Sat 3:06 pm Updated: Sat 7:46 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 8:00 am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Strong Winds for the East Slopes of the Front Range Mountains
and Foothills Expected Again Tonight...
.Another weather system is expected to bring strong winds back to
the mountains and foothills tonight.  Strong and sudden crosswinds,
will create hazardous and difficult driving conditions especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Strong winds may also cause
areas of blowing snow and reduced visibilities in exposed areas.
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST SUNDAY...
* TIMING...Strong winds will increase this evening and continue
overnight.
* WINDS...West 45 to 60 MPH sustained with gusts 75 to 85 MPH.
* IMPACTS...Travel will be hazardous due to strong crosswinds,
especially for lightweight and high profile vehicles over high
mountain passes, Highway 285 through Park County and along the
Peak To Peak Highway.

Information:
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 50 mph or gusts
of 75 mph or more can lead to property damage. Loose outdoor
items should be brought inside or secured properly.