Strong Winds Occurred on April 3rd, 2011
Strong and gusty northwest winds occurred across the region on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011. The winds resulted from the passage of a strong cold front during the early morning hours. Much of western and north central Nebraska experienced sustained winds over 30 mph and gusts in excess of 40 mph. The highest wind gust measured by airport sensors in the area was 47 mph at both Broken Bow and O'Neill.
Shown below are the peak wind reports from airport sensors across western and north central Nebraska.
LOCATION PEAK SUSTAINED WIND PEAK WIND GUST TIME OF GUST AINSWORTH 35 MPH 44 MPH 815 PM CDT BROKEN BOW 38 MPH 47 MPH 408 PM CDT IMPERIAL 37 MPH 44 MPH 354 PM MDT NORTH PLATTE 31 MPH 40 MPH 324 PM CDT OGALLALA 28 MPH 39 MPH 715 PM MDT ONEILL 40 MPH 47 MPH 415 PM CDT THEDFORD 31 MPH 43 MPH 255 PM CDT VALENTINE 35 MPH 46 MPH 741 PM CDT
Shown above is the weather map from midday on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011. Strong northwest winds occurred behind the cold front that is shown on the map across the central part of the United States.
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