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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:38 AM MDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 29, 2017


... High wind watch remains in effect from this evening through
Saturday afternoon...

* timing... strong winds will develop by late this evening... peak
in intensity Friday... and linger into Saturday morning before
weakening late Saturday afternoon.

* Winds... north winds of 35 to 45 mph with locally higher gusts to
60 mph possible. Strongest winds are expected in especially wind
prone locations near Laughlin.

* Impacts... strong winds will create dangerous boating
conditions on area lakes. These winds will create very choppy
waters and generate large waves which could capsize or swamp
vessels. Strong wind gusts may cause localized wind damage to
structures and will destroy any unsecured items left outside.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch is issued when there is potential for a
hazardous high wind event. Continue to monitor forecasts for the
latest forecast information.




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Arizona - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Watch
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement
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Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
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Washington - Wind Advisory
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