Strong north winds barreled into south central Nebraska and north central Kansas on Monday, January 12th in the wake of a cold front. Peak gusts of 50 mph or higher were common, mainly between early and mid afternoon.

The tables below reflect several of these peak wind gusts and the times they occurred:

 ASOS and AWOS Data From Area Airports
 
Location Peak Wind Gust Time of Peak Wind Gust (CST)
Kearney, NE 56 mph 135 pm
Smith Center, KS 56 mph 255 pm
Hastings, NE 56 mph 223 pm
Holdrege, NE 56 mph 250 pm
Ord, NE 55 mph 1238 pm
Grand Island, NE 53 mph 354 pm
Lexington,      NE 51 mph 110 pm
Phillipsburg, KS 51 mph 159 pm

 

Nebraska Department of Roads Sensors

Location

Peak Wind Gust

Time of Peak Wind Gust (CST)

Shelton, NE (4S)

63 mph

205 pm

Campbell, NE (1E)

52 mph

259 pm

Elm Creek, NE (2S)

51 mph

227 pm


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