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WWUS75 KGJT 202111  
NPWGJT  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
311 PM MDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
COZ001-002-007-008-UTZ022-027-029-210300-  
/O.NEW.KGJT.WI.Y.0008.170921T1800Z-170922T0300Z/  
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-  
DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-  
SOUTHEAST UTAH-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-  
311 PM MDT WED SEP 20 2017  
   
..WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A WIND  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY.  
 
* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...RANGELY, DINOSAUR, CRAIG, HAYDEN, MEEKER,  
DE BEQUE, NEW CASTLE, MESA, PARACHUTE, RIFLE, SILT, EAGLE,  
EDWARDS, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CARBONDALE, BLANDING, MOAB, CASTLE  
VALLEY, CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK, DEAD HORSE POINT STATE PARK,  
AND FRY CANYON.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
 
* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE BY MIDDAY THURSDAY AND REACH  
MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS. TREE  
LIMBS COULD BE BLOWN DOWN. TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT...  
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT A SIGNIFICANT WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED  
OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. USE  
EXTRA CAUTION.  
 
PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES, HEART  
DISEASE, THE ELDERLY, AND CHILDREN ARE RECOMMENDED TO STAY  
INDOORS AND AVOID PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXERCISE OR HEAVY EXERTION  
DUE TO WIND-BLOWN DUST.  
 

 
 

 
 
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