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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Tuesday April 9th, 2019 :: 12:22 p.m. MDT

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 07:00PM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM MDT Wednesday.

* LOCATIONS...Including the cities of Cortez, Dove Creek, Mancos, and Blanding.

* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Noon today until 10 PM MDT. The highest wind gusts will occur in the late afternoon and early evening. In the late evening into Wednesday morning, a front will move southeastward through the area causing a wind shift to the northwest. Winds remain gusty after the frontal passage. Winds will increase again tomorrow afternoon through the evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SOUTHEAST UTAH ... FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Dolores County Emergency Alert System
8477 Rd 7.7
Dove Creek, CO 81324

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-677-2929

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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