High Wind Reports New Years Eve

 

...POWERFUL PACIFIC STORM BRINGS HIGH WINDS TO NEBRASKA...

A POWERFUL PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM PUSHED OUT OF THE ROCKIES TODAY WITH
AN ATTENDANT COLD FRONT PUSHING THROUGH NEBRASKA. THIS COLD FRONT
SUPPORTED THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONG AND GUSTY WEST NORTHWEST WINDS
THIS MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WERE THE STRONGEST ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN PANHANDLE AND SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA WHERE
WIND GUSTS IN THE 50 MILE PER HOUR RANGE WERE COMMON. SNOW SHOWERS
AND GRAUPEL ALSO ACCOMPANIED THE COLD FRONT ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN NEBRASKA AND THE PANHANDLE. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WERE
GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE INCH.

HERE ARE REPORTS OF THE HIGH WIND GUSTS ACROSS THE AREA AS OF 8 PM
CST LISTED BY ORDER OF MAGNITUDE.

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LOCATION                                    MAX WIND GUST(MPH)

CRESCENT LAKE (RAWS SITE)...................63
IMPERIAL....................................59
BIG SPRINGS.................................58
7 SE CHAPPELL...............................54
BROKEN BOW..................................53
2 SW PAXTON.................................51
OGALLALA....................................51
NORTH PLATTE................................49
WELLFLEET...................................48
VALENTINE...................................46
SUTHERLAND..................................46
THEDFORD....................................45

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