Weather Alerts for El Paso County

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Watch  HIGH WIND WATCH   High Wind Watch
EL PASO COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Colorado Springs Vicinity, Southern El Paso County, Rampart Range Below 7400 Ft - Crowley County - Eastern Kiowa County - Northern El Paso County, Monument Ridge, Rampart Range Below 7500 Ft - Western Kiowa County
Effective: Wed, 12/12 8:00pm Updated: Tue, 12/11 10:31pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 12/13 6:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday evening through late
Wednesday night.
* LOCATION...El Paso County, east of Interstate 25, Crowley and
Kiowa Counties.
* CAUSE AND TIMING...Wednesday evening into late Wednesday night.
* WIND...25 t0 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph
* IMPACT...Travel will be difficult due to the strong winds. Minor
damage will be possible. Loose Christmas decorations should be
secured. Strong cross winds could produce hazardous travel
conditions on East to West Highways.

Information:
A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.