Peak Wind Gusts Across South Central Nebraska - October 30th, 2006
  
Gusty Northwest to North Winds blasted across Nebraska on Monday, October 30th, in the wake of a strong cold front which moved through the Northern and Central Plains.

Day time high temperatures were reached by 1030 AM, as Grand Island warmed to 66 degrees...and Hastings 69 degrees before the frontal passage occurred.  The tables below indicate the location, time of occurrence if known and peak wind gust speeds from selected locations. 
 

Location

Time of Occurrence

Peak Wind Gust (MPH)

Ord Evelyn Sharp Field

 134 PM

49 MPH

Grand Island Central Regional Airport

1231 PM

46 MPH

Hastings Municipal Airport

1232 PM

44 MPH

Aurora Airport

 210 PM

43 MPH

Lexington Airport

 230 PM

41 MPH

York Airport

1210 PM

41 MPH

Kearney Airport

230 PM

41 MPH

Hebron Airport

150 PM

40 MPH


Additional Sites are courtesy of the Nebraska Department of Transportation and ARPSWXNET below:

Location

Peak Wind Gust Speed

Arcadia (Highway 70)

51 MPH

Shelton Interchange (I80)

45 MPH

York Interchange (I80)

45 MPH

CW0965 Hastings

44 MPH

Clay Center (Highway 14)

43 MPH

Miller (Highway 83 and Highway 40)

43 MPH

South Channel Platte (I80)

41 MPH

Harbine (Highway 136)

41 MPH

Campbell (Highway 40)

40 MPH

  Page created by Steve Carmel


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