High winds across the area December 2-3

December 2-3 - Wind gusts reached 60 mph with sustained winds of 40 to 50 mph over much of northeastern Wyoming and the Black Hills foothills on Sunday, December 2 and early morning of Monday, December 3.  Gusts of 70 mph and higher were measured near Sundance and Beulah with winds near 70 mph at the Black Hills Airport east of Spearfish.  Wind measurements from the area include: 

   LOCATION				 GUST		    TIME
7 SSE SUNDANCE 73 MPH 635 PM
BEULAH 70 MPH 1145 AM
13 SSE ROZET 70 MPH 1200 PM
2 NE ECHETA 68 MPH 1251 PM
BLACK HILLS AIRPORT 68 MPH 615 PM
(3 ESE DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH)
GILLETTE-CAMPBELL CO ARPT 63 MPH 906 AM
5 WNW MOORCROFT 60 MPH 1200 PM
7 WSW UPTON 60 MPH 400 PM
RAPID CITY REGIONAL ARPT 60 MPH 03/134 AM
BUFFALO 60 MPH 03/1202 AM
5 W DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH 59 MPH 1122 AM
BELLE FOURCHE AIRPORT 59 MPH 415 PM
DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH 59 MPH N/A
16 WSW DOWNTOWN GILLETTE 55 MPH 1116 AM
(I-90 MM 108)
RAPID CITY NWS 54 MPH 03/133 AM
HULETT AIRPORT 53 MPH 155 PM
1 N DOWNTOWN BELLE FOURCHE 53 MPH N/A
PINE TREE JUNCTION 52 MPH 1205 PM
MOORCROFT 52 MPH N/A
STURGIS 51 MPH N/A
NEWELL 49 MPH N/A
13 N WRIGHT 48 MPH 1115 AM
 


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