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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Thursday May 16th, 2019 :: 03:49 a.m. MDT

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 10:00PM

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 10 PM MDT this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Including the cities of Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, Gateway, Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek, and Mancos.

* WINDS...South 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* TIMING...From NOON until 10 pm MDT this 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: GRAND VALLEY ... PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER ... 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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