A summary of wind gusts and severe weather reports from April 15, 2012

A potent spring system tracked from the Central Plains toward the Great Lakes Sunday and Sunday night. This blasted the area with high winds, several severe storms, and even a couple of brief tornado touchdowns. North to northwest winds at speeds of 40 to over 60 mph were measured in South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota.

Here are a list of some reports of measured wind gusts from around the region since Sunday morning. These reports are through 6 am on Monday. You can also click here to go to a map showing where some of the reports occurred.

LOCATION                COUNTY         STATE   SPEED   TIME   DATE
SOUTH DAKOTA
YANKTON YANKTON SD 53 MPH 955 PM APR 15 3 NW SIOUX CITY UNION SD 44 MPH 1155 PM APR 15 4 E FORESTBURG SANBORN SD 45 MPH 907 PM APR 15 SIOUX FALLS /AIRPORT/ MINNEHAHA SD 53 MPH 1050 PM APR 15 5 W DELL RAPIDS MINNEHAHA SD 49 MPH 1039 PM APR 15 BRANDON MINNEHAHA SD 46 MPH 1256 AM APR 16 3 SE MONTROSE MCCOOK SD 45 MPH 918 PM APR 15 2 ENE TEA LINCOLN SD 43 MPH 435 PM APR 15 1 ENE MADISON LAKE SD 52 MPH 830 PM APR 15 3 NNW DE SMET KINGSBURY SD 56 MPH 435 PM APR 15 2 SE WESSINGTON SPRINGS JERAULD SD 66 MPH 655 PM APR 15 1 SE PARKSTON HUTCHINSON SD 55 MPH 835 PM APR 15 2 WNW TRIPP HUTCHINSON SD 46 MPH 817 PM APR 15 1 ESE GREGORY GREGORY SD 58 MPH 635 PM APR 15 MITCHELL /AIRPORT/ DAVISON SD 61 MPH 846 PM APR 15 1 SSW VERMILLION CLAY SD 46 MPH 355 AM APR 16 1 NE PLATTE CHARLES MIX SD 56 MPH 655 PM APR 15 1 SSE WAGNER CHARLES MIX SD 46 MPH 755 PM APR 15 CHAMBERLAIN /AIRPORT/ BRULE SD 63 MPH 500 PM APR 15 BROOKINGS /AIRPORT/ BROOKINGS SD 48 MPH 935 PM APR 15 HURON /AIRPORT/ BEADLE SD 56 MPH 821 PM APR 15
NEBRASKA
4 W HOMER DAKOTA NE 53 MPH 120 AM APR 16
MINNESOTA
1 WSW BEAVER CREEK ROCK MN 52 MPH 1100 PM APR 15 LUVERNE ROCK MN 46 MPH 357 AM APR 16 PIPESTONE PIPESTONE MN 45 MPH 121 AM APR 16 WORTHINGTON NOBLES MN 48 MPH 255 AM APR 16 2 ENE RUSHMORE NOBLES MN 48 MPH 1150 PM APR 15 3 W DOVRAY MURRAY MN 51 MPH 1224 AM APR 16 SLAYTON /AIRPORT/ MURRAY MN 47 MPH 1155 PM APR 15 MARSHALL /AIRPORT/ LYON MN 48 MPH 415 AM APR 16 TRACY LYON MN 46 MPH 533 AM APR 16 3 S HENDRICKS LINCOLN MN 60 MPH 1209 AM APR 16 TYLER LINCOLN MN 49 MPH 1143 PM APR 15 3 W ARCO LINCOLN MN 43 MPH 145 AM APR 16 JACKSON JACKSON MN 52 MPH 153 AM APR 16 4 ENE JEFFERS COTTONWOOD MN 52 MPH 425 AM APR 16 WINDOM /AIRPORT/ COTTONWOOD MN 48 MPH 232 AM APR 16
IOWA
SIOUX CITY /AIRPORT/ WOODBURY IA 53 MPH 251 PM APR 15 1 WSW ORANGE CITY SIOUX IA 45 MPH 120 AM APR 16 1 NE SIOUX CENTER SIOUX IA 44 MPH 103 AM APR 16 3 NNW LE MARS PLYMOUTH IA 41 MPH 501 AM APR 16 3 NE SIBLEY OSCEOLA IA 46 MPH 1244 AM APR 16 SHELDON OBRIEN IA 47 MPH 155 AM APR 16 1 NW IDA GROVE IDA IA 46 MPH 530 PM APR 15 4 NW WAHPETON DICKINSON IA 48 MPH 135 AM APR 16 SPENCER /AIRPORT/ CLAY IA 48 MPH 206 AM APR 16 3 W DICKENS CLAY IA 43 MPH 1231 PM APR 15 CHEROKEE CHEROKEE IA 40 MPH 355 AM APR 16 STORM LAKE BUENA VISTA IA 47 MPH 435 PM APR 15 2 ENE TRUESDALE BUENA VISTA IA 47 MPH 334 AM APR 16 Here are some severe weather reports from Sunday:
LOCATION                COUNTY         STATE   REPORT        TIME
MITCHELL                DAVISON          SD    1.0 INCH HAIL 1110 AM
7 NNE MITCHELL          DAVISON          SD    1.0 INCH HAIL 1128 AM
2 N ARTESIAN            SANDBORN         SD    1.0 INCH HAIL 1150 AM
2 N SANTEE              BON HOMME        SD    TORNADO        240 PM
4 NW BROOKINGS          BROOKINGS        SD    1.0 INCH HAIL  330 PM
2 N GHENT               LYON             MN    1.0 INCH HAIL  410 PM
5 N GHENT               LYON             MN    TORNADO        411 PM


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