Sweetwater County Placed in a High Wind Watch Saturday

Sweetwater County Placed in a High Wind Watch Saturday

SWEETWATER COUNTY — A High Wind Watch will remain in effect from late tonight through Saturday evening.

According to a High Wind Watch from the National Weather Service (NWS) issued this morning, Sweetwater County, especially the Eastern portion of the county, can expect west winds of 30-40 mph with gusts of up to 60 mph.

The NWS predicts the winds will hit the area late Friday night and continue through Saturday afternoon and as late as 6 pm.

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The wind may impact transportation. There could be control issues for travelers especially for light and high profile vehicles, including campers and tractor trailers. For a complete forecast, click here.