Peak wind gusts from across the area from Wednesday and Thursday

Very strong winds blew across the area Wednesday night through Thursday night.  Many locations saw wind speeds in excess of  50 mph - especially across eastern South Dakota.  Below is a summary of the maximum wind gusts across the area.

SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...

BROOKINGS SD        45 MPH     1055 PM CDT OCT 18TH
CHAMBERLAIN SD      67 MPH     1148 AM CDT OCT 18TH
HURON SD            56 MPH      134 PM CDT OCT 18TH
MITCHELL SD         61 MPH     1012 AM CDT OCT 18TH
SIOUX FALLS SD      52 MPH     1222 PM CDT OCT 18TH
YANKTON SD          58 MPH      155 PM CDT OCT 18TH

SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...

LUVERNE MN          45 MPH      214 AM CDT OCT 18TH
SLAYTON MN          45 MPH      754 PM CDT OCT 18TH
JACKSON MN          39 MPH     1214 AM CDT OCT 19TH
MARSHALL MN         43 MPH      235 AM CDT OCT 19TH
PIPESTONE MN        45 MPH      813 PM CDT OCT 18TH
TRACY MN            39 MPH     1214 AM CDT OCT 19TH
WINDOM MN           37 MPH     1152 PM CDT OCT 19TH
WORTHINGTON MN      43 MPH      755 PM CDT OCT 18TH

NORTHWEST IOWA...

CHEROKEE IA         41 MPH      555 AM CDT OCT 18TH
LE MARS IA          41 MPH      335 PM CDT OCT 18TH
ORANGE CITY IA      45 MPH     1155 AM CDT OCT 18TH
SHELDON IA          43 MPH     1255 AM CDT OCT 18TH
SIOUX CITY IA       52 MPH     1003 PM CDT OCT 18TH
SPENCER IA          45 MPH      344 AM CDT OCT 18TH
STORM LAKE IA       46 MPH      655 AM CDT OCT 18TH



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