Logan Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 04:07 MST 22. Prosinec 2014

...High wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through Tuesday afternoon...

* peak winds...sustained winds speeds to 40 mph with wind gusts as high as 60 mph are possible...with the strongest winds anticipated west of a Leoti Kansas to Yuma Colorado 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means the potential exists for hazardous wind conditions with sustained winds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or greater. Secure loose outdoor items now and stay tuned for later forecasts and possible high wind warnings.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:00 am MST on December 22, 2014

...On this date in weather history...

In 1989, it was one of the coldest days on record in the tri state area. Yuma Colorado reached 33 degrees below zero, Colby Kansas 32 below, Goodland 27 below, and Hill City 26 below. These temperatures were the coldest ever recorded at each location.

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