Peak Wind Reports for May 4, 2010
A cold front rapidly moved across the region Tuesday. Strong west-northwest winds developed behind the front and peaked in strength during the late afternoon hours. The highest reported wind gust in western and north central Nebraska was 55 mph at Coumbe Bluff, which is located just west of Oshkosh in rural Garden County.
Below are the peak wind reports across western and north central Nebraska.
LOCATION PEAK SUSTAINED WIND PEAK GUST TIME OF GUST
Below is the weather map for Tuesday afternoon, showing the cold front that had passed through the area during the morning. The passage of the front and the strength of the low pressure system analyzed over the Northern Plains were both responsible for the strong winds observed in the area.
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