Strong winds over El Paso County

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1131 PM MDT FRI APR 23 2010

COZ084-085-240915-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-
INCLUDING...BLACK FOREST...AIR FORCE ACADEMY...COLORADO SPRINGS
1131 PM MDT FRI APR 23 2010

.NOW...
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH GUSTING LOCALLY TO NEAR 60 MPH
WILL AFFECT EL PASO COUNTY THROUGH 3 AM MDT. THESE WINDS WILL LIKELY
RESULT IN CHALLENGING TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON EAST WEST HIGHWAYS.
ALSO...WINDS OF THIS STRENGTH CAN KNOCK OVER OUTDOOR FURNITURE...OR
SEND LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS HURLING THROUGH THE AIR...POSSIBLY CAUSING
INJURY TO THOSE IN THE WAY. IF TRAVELING...KEEP A TIGHT HOLD ON
THE STEERING WHEEL AND BE PREPARED SUDDEN GUSTS OF WIND. IF AT
HOME...STAY INDOORS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.


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