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COLORADO WEATHER: High winds warning Wednesday with gusts of 60-100 mph: Date Accurate Weather Warning

DENVER (KDVR) – We forecast gusts of 60-100 mph in the mountains, Foothills and parts of the Front Range on Wednesday. High Wind Warning in effect from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

We also released a Accurate weather warning date for Wednesday.

Here is the problem:

  • Denver & I-25: Speeds 50-80 mph from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Foothills: Wind gusts 60-100 mph from 6am to 3pm
  • Mountains: wind gusts 60-100 mph from 5am to 2pm
  • Eastern Plains: gusts of 40-70 mph from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m
Strong gusts of wind are forecast at 11am.

Here are the possible effects:

  • Power outage
  • Fallen tree and iron tree
  • Trash bin blowing around
  • Traveling will be difficult, especially for high-configuration vehicles.
  • Strong winds at Denver International Airport

Record gusts in Colorado were 148 mph over Monarch Pass on February 18, 2016.

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The front strip is also subject to light rain/snow and blowing dust. The risk of wildfires will also be high today.

Mountain areas can expect 4-8 inches of snow. There may be a snowfall warning.

The San Juan Mountains can expect 6-12 inches of snow.

Total snow at 5pm on Friday.

The wind will relax on Wednesday night. You can expect lighter winds and dry conditions on Thursday.

A small, fast-moving storm system will produce 1 to 4 inches of snow between Thursday night and Friday in the northern and central mountains.

Total snow at 5pm on Friday.

The weather will be dry Saturday through Sunday with a 40-year high in Denver.

The highest will be in the 50s in the first part of next week.