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Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-
Including the cities of Wendover and Snowville
303 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
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
* 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