...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST SATURDAY...
* WHAT...NORTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH
EXPECTED. AREAS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.
* WHERE...IN WYOMING, GOSHEN AND EASTERN LARAMIE COUNTIES
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TORRINGTON AND PINE BLUFFS. IN
NEBRASKA, SCOTTS BLUFF, BANNER, KIMBALL AND CHEYENNE COUNTIES
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SCOTTSBLUFF, KIMBALL AND SIDNEY. THIS
ALSO INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80, HIGHWAYS 85 AND 26, AND STATE
* WHEN...UNTIL 11 AM MST SATURDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE
EXPECTED THIS EVENING.
* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS,
ESPECIALLY FOR LIGHT, HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES INCLUDING CAMPING
AND TRACTOR TRAILERS. THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR BLOW OVERS ON
NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED SECTIONS OF ROADS. SNOW SHOWERS COULD
RESULT IN AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY AND SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS.
PEOPLE SHOULD AVOID BEING OUTSIDE IN FORESTED AREAS AND AROUND
TREES AND BRANCHES. IF POSSIBLE, REMAIN IN THE LOWER LEVELS OF
YOUR HOME DURING THE WINDSTORM, AND AVOID WINDOWS. USE CAUTION IF
YOU MUST DRIVE.
Democratic presidential candidates from left, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., participate during a Democratic presidential primary debate Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday marks the last time the leading Democratic presidential contenders will face a national audience on the debate stage before primary voting begins, making it the most significant moment of the 2020 primary season to date.
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The prime-time faceoff comes just 20 days before Iowa's caucuses as polls suggest the nomination is truly up for grabs. Heading in, there were new signs of tension among all the top-tier candidates, particularly Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. If ever there was a time for the six contenders on stage to take the gloves off, this is it.
Six big questions heading into the Des Moines debate, to be carried live on CNN:
1. Is the Democratic Party about to explode?
2. Is it Bernie's turn for the front-runner treatment?