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High Wind Watch issued December 22 at 7:44AM CST until December 23 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 7:44 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
Expires: 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

...BREEZY TODAY AND VERY WINDY ON TUESDAY...
.A LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE FROM THE PLAINS STATES TODAY TO
THE GREAT LAKES REGION BY LATE TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
THROUGH THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. THE STEEP PRESSURE GRADIENT
BETWEEN THE HIGH AND LOW PRESSURE AREAS WILL PRODUCE BREEZY
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS TODAY AND VERY WINDY
CONDITIONS WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF BLOWING SNOW AND BLOWING DUST
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS REGION ON TUESDAY.
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT TUESDAY...
* PEAK WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS SPEEDS TO 35 TO 45 MPH WITH WIND
GUSTS AS HIGH AS 65 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS
ANTICIPATED WEST OF A LEOTI TO GOODLAND AND YUMA LINE.
* TIMING/DURATION...WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY TUESDAY
MORNING AND WILL DIMINISH AGAIN BY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW OR
BLOWING DUST WITH LOCALIZED VISIBILITIES OF ONE MILE OR LESS
POSSIBLE. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EAST OR WEST WILL BE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO TIPPING OVER.

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