Alert: High Winds Expected Today

(Gillette, Wyo.) The National Weather Service out of Rapid City has a High Wind Warning in effect today until midnight. Winds will pick up this morning and strengthen though the afternoon. Gusts are expected to reach at least 65 miles per hour with northwest winds of up to 45 miles per hour. "The high winds can blow down large trees, and damage roofs, small outbuildings, and signs," warns the alert." The strength and speed of the wind gusts can also affect driving, especially lightweight and high profile vehilces. Exercise caution especially if traveling between here and Buffalo, which is expecting to see high winds, as well, with strong crosswinds over I-90. Stay safe, Campbell County! #county17 #news