A cold front pushed through south central Nebraska and north central Kansas early Saturday morning, December 11th...ushering in strong northwesterly winds.  The northwest winds remained intense throughout the day, with frequent gusts in excess of 45 mph.  Below is a table which includes the peak wind gusts on December 11th from automated weather observing sites across the area...

Observation
Site

Peak Wind
(mph)

 Time 
(CST)

Aurora, NE

 57

 1:10 pm

Grand Island, NE

 62

 6:33 am

Hastings, NE

 52

 2:11 pm

Hebron, NE

 44

 3:30 pm

Holdrege, NE

 50

 12:30 pm

Kearney, NE

 50

 10:35 am

Lexington, NE

 50

 1:10 pm

Ord, NE

 56

7:03 am

York, NE

 53

 5:30 am 

Phillipsburg, KS

 46

1:53 pm

Smith Center, KS

 50

 12:30 pm

 


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