High Wind Watch Issued: 4:53 AM MDT Apr. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service
... High wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through Sunday afternoon...
* affected area... the Cache Valley and the northern Wasatch front.
* Winds... sustained winds between 30 and 40 mph with gusts in excess of 60 mph. Localized gusts in excess of 75 mph possible especially Davis and Weber counties. Breezy conditions are also possible further south including the Salt Lake and Utah valleys.
* Timing... winds will increase beginning this evening. The strongest wind gusts will occur late tonight through Sunday morning. The peak wind gusts will begin to taper off Sunday afternoon... though will likely increase again Sunday evening.
* Impacts... unsecured light weight items will be easily displaced in strong wind gusts. Sudden strong wind gusts will create hazardous travel conditions for high profile and light weight vehicles... especially if these gusts are encountered as cross winds. Portions of the legacy Parkway... Interstate 15 and Highway 89 through northern Utah will be impacted. Wind sensitive operations will be affected.
A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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