Todays strong north wind...the result of rapidly building high pressure...building at the rate of 3 to 5 millibars per hour...had weakened below wind advisory criteria by 6 pm.  The table below provides a summary of today's local peak wind gusts.

Location Peak Gust
York Municipal Airport 49 mph
Grand Island Regional Airport 45 mph
Aurora Municipal Airport 45 mph
Holdrege Brewster Field 45 mph
Hastings Municipal Airport 44 mph
Phillipsburg Municipal Airport 44 mph
Smith Center Municipal Airport 43 mph
Kearney Regional Airport 43 mph
Rainwater Basin 43 mph
Ord Evelyn Sharp Field 41 mph
Chapman 41 mph
Kirwin 38 mph
Lexington JimKelly Field 38 mph
Hebron Municipal 38 mph

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