Strong Winds Occurred on June 21st, 2011
An intense low pressure system moved across eastern Nebraska on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011. The resulting pressure gradient caused strong northwest winds across the western and north central parts of the state, where the winds gusted over 40 mph in many locations. The highest wind gust measured by airport sensors in the area was 52 mph at Imperial.
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 30 MPH 44 MPH 155 PM CDT
BROKEN BOW 39 MPH 49 MPH 1217 PM CDT
IMPERIAL 40 MPH 52 MPH 505 PM MDT
NORTH PLATTE 36 MPH 45 MPH 1142 AM CDT
OGALLALA 31 MPH 43 MPH 1255 PM MDT
ONEILL 30 MPH 38 MPH 355 PM CDT
THEDFORD 32 MPH 43 MPH 315 PM CDT
VALENTINE 32 MPH 45 MPH 956 AM CDT
Shown above is the weather map from the late morning hours of Tuesday, June 21st, 2011.
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