1/10/17 – High Wind Warning Issued

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a High Wind Warning from 9:00pm tonight through 12:00pm on Wednesday.

Precautionary actions:

  • Secure loose items outdoors, including patio furniture and decorative items
  • Be prepared for hazardous travel conditions, particularly along north/south thoroughfares, if you have travel plans during the period
  • Prepare for potential power outages

UPDATE: 1/9/17 – High Wind Warning Issued

UPDATE: The High Wind Warning has been EXTENDED until 8:00pm tonight.  Wind gusts to around 60mph are possible through this evening.

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The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a High Wind Warning from 5:00am to 5:00pm on Monday, January 9, 2017.  Winds are forecast to reach 35-40mph, with gusts up to 60mph.  Stronger winds are likely west of I-25 during the period.

Precautionary actions:

  • Secure loose items outdoors, including patio furniture and decorative items
  • Be prepared for hazardous travel conditions, particularly along north/south thoroughfares, if you have travel plans during the period

UPDATE: 1/8/17 – High Wind Watch Issued

Updated for time frame of the watch…

National Weather Services Pueblo has issued a High Wind Watch, in effect from 8:00am Monday through 5:00am Tuesday.  A High Wind Watch means there is potential for a hazardous wind event in our area.

Precautionary actions:

  • Secure loose items outdoors, including patio furniture and decorative items
  • Be prepared for hazardous travel conditions, particularly along north/south thoroughfares, if you have travel plans during the period

UPDATE: 1/4/2017 – Weather Advisory Issued

UPDATE:  The National Weather Service Pueblo has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area from 11:00pm this evening through 11:00pm Thursday, a reduced time frame from the original advisory which ran until 5:00am Friday.  Snow, cold temperatures, and wind chill values near or below zero will be our greatest impacts.  Stay tuned to local forecast information for the latest details.

12/16/16 – Red Flag Warning & High Wind Warning Issued

A High Wind Warning has been issued for El Paso county, including our UCCS campus for Friday, December 15th from 8:00am to 5:00pm.  Winds 30-40mph  are forecast, with gusts to 65mph possible.

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In addition, a Red Flag Warning for high fire danger has been issued 11:00am to 6:00pm on Friday.  Avoid outdoor burning, use extreme caution with all possible ignition sources, and report smoke or fire immediately by calling 911.

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