Peak Wind Speeds Across the Area

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
440 PM CST FRI NOV 14 2008

...WINDY TODAY...BUT THAT IS NORMAL FOR NOVEMBER...

ALTHOUGH MANY RESIDENTS DO NOT ENJOY THE BRISK WINDS THAT HAVE BEEN

AFFECTING THE REGION TODAY...WE NEED TO REMEMBER THAT THIS TIME OF
YEAR IS TYPICALLY A WINDY PERIOD. NORMALLY THERE ARE ABOUT 8 DAYS
IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER WITH PEAK WINDS GREATER THAN 30 MPH. THE
FOLLOWING TABLE HIGHLIGHTS THE FREQUENCY OF WINDS GREATER THAN 30
MPH IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER:

                  PEAK WIND    AVERAGE NUMBER DAYS  DATE WITH MOST

SITE                TODAY       WITH 30 MPH GUSTS    30 MPH GUSTS

----              ---------    -------------------  --------------
SPENCER, IA         30 MPH           10 DAYS            NOV 28 
CHAMBERLAIN, SD     43 MPH            9 DAYS            NOV 13
SIOUX FALLS, SD     36 MPH            8 DAYS            NOV 28
HURON, SD           43 MPH            7 DAYS            NOV 23
MITCHELL, SD        39 MPH            7 DAYS            NOV 23
SIOUX CITY, IA      35 MPH            7 DAYS            NOV 28

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TRM



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