Peak Wind Gusts December 20th/21st

 Peak Winds During The December 20th-21st Winter Storm

The following table lists the peak wind gusts recorded at airports with ASOS or AWOS automated observing equipment from 12 midnight on December 20th through 2 am on December 21st.

  

 

Airport

Peak Gust (MPH)

Peak Gust (Knots)

Monroe

48

42

Sheboygan

45

39

Platteville

44

38

Mineral Point

44

38

Middleton

44

38

Fond Du Lac

44

38

Milwaukee

44

38

Racine

44

38

Kenosha

43

37

Lone Rock

43

37

Madison

41

36

Waukesha

41

36

Wisconsin Dells

36

31

Janesville

36

31

Timmerman

35

30

Burlington

33

29

Juneau

32

28

Watertown

30

26

West Bend

28

24

 

The strong winds created problems with blowing and drifting snow that created extremely hazardous travel conditions...especially in open areas. Many counties pulled their plows from secondary roads as reduced visibilities and drifting snow made it too difficult to keep roads clear. 



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