Strong Winds Saturday Evening and Overnight Associated With An Intense Pacific Cold Front

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
638 AM CST SUN NOV 13 2011

...POWERFUL COLD FRONT BRINGS STRONG WINDS TO MUCH OF WESTERN AND
CENTRAL NEBRASKA...

AN INTENSE PACIFIC COLD FRONT ORIGINATING FROM THE BERING SEA AND
GULF OF ALASKA BROUGHT STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS DURING THE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT PERIOD. SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS ACCOMPANIED THE
SYSTEM.

BELOW ARE SOME OF THE PEAK WIND GUSTS RECORDED AT VARIOUS WEATHER
OBSERVING STATIONS THROUGH 630 AM CST ACROSS OUR REGION:

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LOCATION                                PEAK WIND GUST SPEED (MPH)

OGALLALA................................58
IMPERIAL................................55
ELLSWORTH...............................56
CHAPPELL................................52
BIG SPRINGS.............................51
CRESCENT LAKE...........................50
BEREA...................................49
RUSHVILLE...............................48
NORTH PLATTE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...47
BROKEN BOW..............................44
THEDFORD................................44
LEXINGTON...............................41
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