Peak Wind Gusts Across the Area Jan 8, 2015, Up to 62 MPH

Strong northwest winds behind an arctic cold front brought peak wind gusts up to 62 mph across southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa, and southeast South Dakota during the afternoon and early evening of January 8, 2015. Here is a map graphic and a text list of wind gusts greater than 40 mph through 5 pm January 8, 2015:

Peak Wind Speeds January 8, 2015

LOCATION                     SPEED     TIME/DATE
4 SE LAKEFIELD               62 MPH    0310 PM 01/08
SIOUX GATEWAY AIRPORT        60 MPH    0308 PM 01/08
1 WSW BEAVER CREEK           58 MPH    0140 PM 01/08
3 W DOVRAY                   57 MPH    0105 PM 01/08
SIOUX FALLS AIRPORT          56 MPH    1256 PM 01/08
MARSHALL MUNICIPAL-RYAN FIEL 56 MPH    1255 PM 01/08
HURON REGIONAL AIRPORT       56 MPH    1259 PM 01/08
MADISON AIRPORT              56 MPH    1250 PM 01/08
WINDOM MUNI AIRPORT          55 MPH    0134 PM 01/08
PIPESTONE AIRPORT            55 MPH    0254 PM 01/08
MITCHELL MUNICIPAL AIRPORT   55 MPH    1234 PM 01/08
1 WNW LAKE BENTON            55 MPH    1236 PM 01/08
YANKTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT    54 MPH    0255 PM 01/08
LAKE ANDES RAWS              54 MPH    0141 PM 01/08
3 NE SIBLEY                  54 MPH    0144 PM 01/08
1 ESE GREGORY                54 MPH    0235 PM 01/08
4 ENE JEFFERS                53 MPH    0315 PM 01/08
JACKSON AIRPORT              53 MPH    0353 PM 01/08
SHELDON AIRPORT              53 MPH    0215 PM 01/08
1 SSE WAGNER                 53 MPH    0255 PM 01/08
2 ENE RUSHMORE               52 MPH    0115 PM 01/08
3 S HENDRICKS                52 MPH    1245 PM 01/08
SPENCER MUNICIPAL AIRPORT    52 MPH    0206 PM 01/08
4 N SIOUX CITY               52 MPH    0401 PM 01/08
BRANDON                      51 MPH    0310 PM 01/08
ORANGE CITY AIRPORT          51 MPH    0135 PM 01/08
1 WSW ORANGE CITY            51 MPH    0140 PM 01/08
3 SSE LAKE PARK              51 MPH    0157 PM 01/08
SLAYTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT    51 MPH    0133 PM 01/08
2 ENE TRUESDALE              50 MPH    1253 PM 01/08
WORTHINGTON AIRPORT          49 MPH    0155 PM 01/08
CHAMBERLAIN MUNICIPAL AIRPOR 49 MPH    0115 PM 01/08
1 NE PLATTE                  49 MPH    0235 PM 01/08
TRACY AIRPORT                48 MPH    1252 PM 01/08
3 NNW DE SMET                47 MPH    0155 PM 01/08
STORM LAKE AIRPORT           47 MPH    0335 PM 01/08
LE MARS AIRPORT              46 MPH    0135 PM 01/08
MINNEOTA                     46 MPH    1240 PM 01/08
CANTON                       46 MPH    0215 PM 01/08
LUVERNE AIRPORT              45 MPH    0235 PM 01/08
1 SSE SIOUX CITY             45 MPH    0350 PM 01/08
PIPESTONE                    44 MPH    0421 PM 01/08
1 SW HURON                   44 MPH    0123 PM 01/08
4 NNE TEA                    42 MPH    0241 PM 01/08
GARRETSON                    42 MPH    0245 PM 01/08
TYLER                        42 MPH    0203 PM 01/08
PLATTE                       42 MPH    1243 PM 01/08
CHEROKEE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT   41 MPH    0315 PM 01/08
1 ENE TEA                    41 MPH    0335 PM 01/08
4 NE EMERSON                 41 MPH    0342 PM 01/08

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.



Return to News Archive

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.