Just how windy was it ?

PEAK WIND GUSTS FROM THE FALL STORM SEPTEMBER 28-29 2009:  
 
SOUTH HAVEN GLERL SITE 60 MPH 300 PM - 400 PM  
MUSKEGON GLERL SITE 55 MPH 200 PM - 300 PM  
BIG SABLE POINT 53 MPH 350 PM AND 230 AM(9/29)  
 
MUSKEGON AIRPORT 47 MPH 1155 AM  
HOLLAND AIRPORT 45 MPH 131 PM  
LUDINGTON HARBOR (NOS) 45 MPH 236 PM  
ALMA AIRPORT 44 MPH 455 PM  
LANSING AIRPORT 43 MPH 819 PM  
GRAND RAPIDS AIRPORT 41 MPH 447 PM  
BATTLE CREEK AIRPORT 41 MPH 1209 PM  
SOUTH HAVEN AIRPORT 40 MPH 336 PM AND 636 PM  
 
LUDINGTON AIRPORT 38 MPH 155 PM AND 717 PM  
FREMONT AIRPORT 38 MPH 316 PM  
MASON AIRPORT 37 MPH 1255 PM  
KALAMAZOO AIRPORT 37 MPH 819 PM  
JACKSON AIRPORT 33 MPH 652 PM  
MARSHALL AIRPORT 33 MPH 1236 PM  
BIG RAPIDS AIRPORT 33 MPH 416 PM  
MOUNT PLEASANT AIRPORT 32 MPH 155 PM  
CHARLOTTE AIRPORT 32 MPH 1235 PM  
 
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BUOY HAD PEAK WAVES OF 12.1 FEET WITH WINDS  
OF 47 MPH AT 450 PM.  
 
NEARSHORE BUOY OFF MUSKEGON HAD PEAK WAVES NEAR 14 FEET WITH WINDS  
OF 44 MPH MONDAY EVENING.  
 
ALL AIRPORT OBSERVATIONS ARE FROM AWOS OR ASOS SITES (FAA or NWS).  
 
ALL PEAK GUSTS OCCURRED ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH UNLESS OTHERWISE  
NOTED.  
 
BUOY WIND OBS ARE USUALLY A BIT UNDER ESTIMATED GIVEN THE BUOY IS  
PITCHING IN SIGNIFICANT WAVES.  
 
UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATION FROM A SPOTTER ON THE COAST AT HOLLAND AT  
419 PM HAD A GUST OF 63 MPH VIA A HAND HELD ANEMOMETER.  


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