Feb 16 - High Wind Event

A clipper system moved across Montana during the morning hours of February 16th, creating strong winds over much of Wyoming. Preliminary peak wind gust speeds were recorded as they occurred from parts of western and central wyoming. The strong gust reported was 90 mph at Chief Joseph Pass northwest of Cody.

To see a map of high wind reports, please use the following links:

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Below is a table summary of wind reports collected from across Central and Western Wyoming:

High Wind Reports (as of 2pm MST 2/16/2007)
CountyGeneral Station NameWind Gust (mph)
Big Horn Greybull Airport 53
Big Horn Cowley Airport 46
Fremont Riverton NWS Office 71
Fremont Beaver Rim 66
Fremont Riverton Airport 66
Fremont Lander Airport 63
Fremont Dubois Airport 59
Johnson Piney Creek 71
Johnson Buffalo Airport 71
Johnson I-25 Divide 51
Lincoln Kemmerer Airport 44
Natrona Casper Airport 50
Natrona Twenty Mile Hill 48
Natrona Hiland 44
Park Chief Joseph Pass 90
Park Powell Airport 62
Park Meeteetse Rim 52
Park Cody Airport 47
Sublette Big Piney Airport 42
Sublette Pinedale Airport 39
Sweetwater Bitter Creek 62
Sweetwater Rock Springs Airport 53
Teton Jackson Airport 47
Washakie Worland Airport 31



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