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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Wednesday April 10th, 2019 :: 03:46 a.m. MDT

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 10:00PM

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

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

* TIMING...Winds remain gusty after the frontal passage this morning, with the strongest wind gusts expected this afternoon and evening.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: ANIMAS RIVER BASIN ... 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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