Emergency Status
Apr 05

High Wind Watch This Weekend

High winds with gusts forecasted over 60 mph are expected throughout the weekend across Boulder County. Take the following safety precautions to stay safe on high wind days:

  • Make sure you’re signed up to receive alerts through BOCO Alert or ReachWell, and have your personal preparedness plan ready. Know how you would evacuate, and what items you would take with you.
    • Remember, you are always your first form of alerts. If you see, hear, smell, or sense that something may be dangerous take action to keep yourself safe.
  • Do not burn or do any activity that may produce a spark.
  • Avoid travel if possible – blowing dust and debris can cause roadway hazards.

For more information visit the National Weather Service website at www.weather.gov/bou/