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Blowing Dust Advisory

Statement as of 1:55 PM CDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Blowing dust advisory remains in effect from 5 PM MDT /6 PM
CDT/ this afternoon to midnight MDT /1 am CDT/ tonight...

* peak winds... sustained north to northwest winds of 30 to 40
mph with gusts to 55 mph are expected. A few gusts over 55 mph
can not be ruled out.

* Timing/duration... blowing dust is expected to enter Yuma County
around 5 PM MDT and quickly move south through the rest of the
advisory area through midnight MDT (1 am cdt).

* Other impacts... blowing dust may reduce visibilities suddenly
to near zero... especially in areas where plowed fields exist.
Motorists should drive carefully through areas of low
visibilities. If you see an advancing wall of dust do not
drive through it if at all possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will occasionally
restrict visibility to less than one mile. Travelers are urged to
use caution and be alert to rapidly changing visibility...
especially near open fields.




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:51 AM MDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Red flag warning now in effect from noon today to 5 PM MDT
this afternoon for wind and low relative humidity for fire
weather zones 253 and 254...

* affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 253 Kit Carson
and fire weather zone 254 Cheyenne co.

* Winds... west 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Impacts... the main impact to fire fighters will be timing the
wind shift with the cold frontal passage. Emergency personnel
should keep up to date on the wind forecast as a sudden shift
from the southwest to the north will occur with the front.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.



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Local Storm Report



04/22/2014 0520 PM

15 miles NNW of Wild Horse, Cheyenne County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m72.00 mph, reported by broadcast media.


            Report of sustained winds 55-70 mph with a peak gust of
            72 mph between 515 PM and 530 PM. Likely downburst from
            dying showers. Visibility was less than 100 yards due to
            blowing dirt. No damage of note was reported.





04/22/2014 0520 PM

15 miles NNW of Wild Horse, Cheyenne County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m72.00 mph, reported by broadcast media.


            Report of sustained winds 55-70 mph with a peak gust of
            72 mph between 515 PM and 530 PM. Likely downburst from
            dying showers. Visibility was less than 100 yards due to
            blowing dirt. No damage of note was reported.



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Delaware - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
District of Columbia - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
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