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High Wind Watch
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-
Including the cities of Wendover and Snowville
303 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017


The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a High
Wind Watch...which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through
late Thursday night.

* AFFECTED AREA...The Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains
including Interstate 80 from the Utah and Nevada border to west
of Salt Lake City.

* WINDS...Northwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts in excess of 60
mph are possible.

* TIMING...Strong winds will develop behind a cold front crossing
the area Thursday afternoon and continue into the evening before
decreasing overnight.

* IMPACTS...Strong northwest crosswinds can be expected on east-
west routes in the area including Interstate 80 from the Utah
and Nevada border to west of Salt Lake City.


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



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