Today’s Weather: High Winds in our Area

Hey Northern Colorado, get ready for the snow (in the forecast) tomorrow! Up to 6 inches is expected in certain areas of Larimer County. For now, however, expect high winds.

We are under a High Wind Warning from 10 am – 5 pm today, gusts are expected up to 65 MPH. Watch out for flying objects!

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From the National Weather Service:

ISSUED: 5:03 AM JAN. 4, 2022 – NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 5
PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected.

* WHERE...Fort Collins, Logan County, Northern Weld County, Phillips
County, Sedgwick County and Washington County.

* WHEN...Winds will increase this morning and peak early this
afternoon, then diminish by early evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and a few
power outages may result. Drifting snow can be expected in areas
with deeper snow cover.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution. Consider avoiding travel in
high profile vehicles this afternoon.

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Current Conditions in our Region

City / Town Current Wind Gusts Current Temp Day High Day Low
Ault 11 39 45 14
Berthoud 2 43 47 14
Fort Collins 11 43 48 20
Greeley 4 42 48 13
Laporte 6 45 45 20
Livermore 22 36 35 19
Loveland 3 40 49 16
Red Feather Lakes 16 26 26 21
Rustic/Rist Canyon/Bellvue 7 38 31 25
Wellington 4 42 44 18
Windsor 7 45 49 16
*As of December January 4, 2022 9:25am

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