Strong winds through the day Wednesday

In the wake of Tuesday's sharp cold front, very gusty winds developed Wednesday and persisted into the early evening hours. Here is a sampling of the highest recorded gusts taken at the official airport weather reporting stations in the area:

 

LOCATION                          PEAK GUST       TIME
----------------                          -----------------         ------

SAULT SAINTE MARIE      46 MPH              457 PM
ALPENA                               39 MPH            1003 AM
GAYLORD                            48 MPH            1055 AM
TRAVERSE CITY                48 MPH               254 PM
HOUGHTON LAKE             41 MPH             1153 AM
PELLSTON                          48 MPH             1108 AM



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