September 29, 2011 Wind Event


A strong area of low pressure moved across Lake Superior into northern lower Michigan on September 29th. This strong low pushed a cold front across the local region around sunrise. Northwest winds behind the front increased during the mid to late morning hours and remained strong into the evening.

Most locations experienced wind gusts of 35 to 45 mph, but there were a few gusts over 50 mph. Volk Field/Camp Douglas, WI topped out at 50 mph, La Crosse reached 51 mph, and Rochester peaked at 56 mph.

See the map and table below for more wind gusts from around the area.

Wind Gusts for September 28 2011
Wind gusts for September 29, 2011
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
945 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2011

...HIGHEST WINDS OBSERVED ON SEPTEMBER 29TH...

...WISCONSIN...

...VERNON COUNTY...

VIROQUA AWOS (1292 FT)(OTHER-MTR)               915 PM SEP 29     40 MPH

...TREMPEALEAU COUNTY...

2 NNE TAMARACK (1240 FT)(WIDOT)                1207 PM SEP 29     37 MPH

...TAYLOR COUNTY...

MEDFORD AWOS (1469 FT)(OTHER-MTR)               515 PM SEP 29     43 MPH
3 NE LUBLIN (1316 FT)(RAWS)                     514 PM SEP 29     40 MPH

...RICHLAND COUNTY...

1 SSE RICHLAND CENTER (752 FT)(AWS)             339 PM SEP 29     26 MPH

...MONROE COUNTY...

SPARTA AWOS (836 FT)(OTHER-MTR)                 435 PM SEP 29     38 MPH
2 N TOMAH (990 FT)(WIDOT)                       213 PM SEP 29     35 MPH

...LA CROSSE COUNTY...

LA CROSSE ASOS (652 FT)(ASOS)                   236 PM SEP 29     51 MPH
1 SW LA CROSSE (639 FT)(APRSWXNET)              226 PM SEP 29     38 MPH
1 W LA CROSSE (960 FT)(APRSWXNET)               842 PM SEP 29     36 MPH

...JUNEAU COUNTY...

VOLK FIELD (908 FT)(OTHER-MTR)                  208 PM SEP 29     50 MPH
MAUSTON - WRJC RADIO (OTHER)                    300 PM SEP 29     48 MPH
1 E MAUSTON (880 FT)(WIDOT)                     602 PM SEP 29     40 MPH
1 WNW NECEDAH (950 FT)(RAWS)                    748 PM SEP 29     39 MPH
MAUSTON (872 FT)(APRSWXNET)                     232 PM SEP 29     35 MPH

...JACKSON COUNTY...

1 E BLACK RIVER FALLS (837 FT)(RAWS)            215 PM SEP 29     31 MPH

...GRANT COUNTY...

PLATTEVILLE AWOS (1023 FT)(OTHER-MTR)           435 PM SEP 29     45 MPH
BOSCOBEL ASOS (672 FT)(ASOS)                    353 PM SEP 29     43 MPH
2 NE EAST DUBUQUE (800 FT)(WIDOT)               439 PM SEP 29     39 MPH
1 ENE BOSCOBEL (672 FT)(RAWS)                   403 PM SEP 29     35 MPH
MUSCODA (710 FT)(AWS)                           259 PM SEP 29     26 MPH

...CRAWFORD COUNTY...

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN AWOS (662 FT)(OTHER-MTR)       355 PM SEP 29     45 MPH
1 SW MOUNT STERLING (1195 FT)(WIDOT)            214 PM SEP 29     45 MPH
1 WNW PRAIRIE DU CHIEN (615 FT)(WIDOT)          213 PM SEP 29     38 MPH
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN (658 FT)(AWS)                  344 PM SEP 29     25 MPH

...CLARK COUNTY...

LOYAL (1237 FT)(AWS)                            519 PM SEP 29     26 MPH

...MINNESOTA...

...WINONA COUNTY...

1 NE GOODVIEW (656 FT)(OTHER-MTR)              1154 AM SEP 29     44 MPH
2 SW STOCKTON (751 FT)(APRSWXNET)               101 PM SEP 29     33 MPH

...WABASHA COUNTY...

2 SSE KELLOGG (741 FT)(MNDOT)                   200 PM SEP 29     45 MPH
1 NE BEAR VALLEY (1000 FT)(APRSWXNET)          1140 AM SEP 29     39 MPH
1 E LAKE CITY (692 FT)(APRSWXNET)               403 PM SEP 29     30 MPH
1 ENE WABASHA (2493 FT)(APRSWXNET)              144 PM SEP 29     29 MPH
MAZEPPA (3090 FT)(APRSWXNET)                    456 PM SEP 29     25 MPH

...OLMSTED COUNTY...

ROCHESTER ASOS (1318 FT)(ASOS)                  135 PM SEP 29     56 MPH
4 NW ROCHESTER (1273 FT)(APRSWXNET)            1041 AM SEP 29     35 MPH
1 WSW ROCHESTER (1205 FT)(APRSWXNET)           1248 PM SEP 29     34 MPH
1 SSE STEWARTVILLE (1253 FT)(APRSWXNET)         130 PM SEP 29     34 MPH

...MOWER COUNTY...

AUSTIN AWOS (1230 FT)(OTHER-MTR)                456 PM SEP 29     48 MPH

...FILLMORE COUNTY...

PRESTON AWOS (1276 FT)(OTHER-MTR)               533 PM SEP 29     48 MPH
2 ESE CANTON (1348 FT)(MNDOT)                   134 PM SEP 29     45 MPH

...DODGE COUNTY...

2 E KASSON (1283 FT)(MNDOT)                     254 PM SEP 29     48 MPH
2 E KASSON (1283 FT)(APRSWXNET)                 250 PM SEP 29     48 MPH
DODGE CENTER AWOS (1305 FT)(OTHER-MTR)          254 PM SEP 29     46 MPH

...IOWA...

...WINNESHIEK COUNTY...

4 E NORDNESS (1017 FT)(IADOT)                   302 PM SEP 29     46 MPH
DECORAH AWOS (1158 FT)(OTHER-MTR)               315 PM SEP 29     44 MPH

...MITCHELL COUNTY...

SAINT ANSGAR (1145 FT)(APRSWXNET)              1257 PM SEP 29     34 MPH
SAINT ANSGAR (1145 FT)(IEM)                     229 PM SEP 29     28 MPH
OSAGE (1170 FT)(IEM)                            154 PM SEP 29     24 MPH

...HOWARD COUNTY...

1 WSW MAPLE LEAF (1290 FT)(APRSWXNET)           357 PM SEP 29     29 MPH
1 ENE CRESCO (1279 FT)(IEM)                    1220 PM SEP 29     26 MPH

...FLOYD COUNTY...

CHARLES CITY AWOS (1125 FT)(OTHER-MTR)         1215 PM SEP 29     49 MPH
1 E ROCKFORD (1036 FT)(IEM)                     315 PM SEP 29     26 MPH

...CLAYTON COUNTY...

MONONA (1213 FT)(AWS)                           214 PM SEP 29     31 MPH
MONONA (1213 FT)(APRSWXNET)                     118 PM SEP 29     23 MPH

...CHICKASAW COUNTY...

2 N IONIA (1072 FT)(IADOT)                      225 PM SEP 29     49 MPH
3 SW RICHFIELD (1145 FT)(APRSWXNET)             200 PM SEP 29     41 MPH
1 S NASHUA (977 FT)(AWS)                        304 PM SEP 29     28 MPH

...ALLAMAKEE COUNTY...

3 SE WATERVILLE (651 FT)(RAWS)                  607 PM SEP 29     24 MPH


OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. NOT ALL DATA LISTED IS CONSIDERED OFFICIAL. THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THANKS ITS PRIVATE AND PUBLIC PARTNERS FOR
PROVIDING US WITH THIS DATA.

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