September 20, 2011 High Winds across Western South Dakota and Northeastern Wyoming

A strong storm system moved across the northern Plains September 19-20, bringing high winds to the Black Hills region. Gusty winds developed behind a cold front that moved through the area during the night of Monday, September 19 and continued through the day Tuesday, September 20. The table below lists the peak wind gusts for weather stations across the area. 

LOCATION   PEAK GUST (MPH)
SOUTH DAKOTA:
32N Belle Fourche 54
Bison     45
1 N Buffalo   64
14 ESE Buffalo   42
1 NW Caputa   48
2 E Cottonwood   55
Custer State Park 40
21W Custer 52
Ellsworth AFB   58
2 NNE Faith   54
2 W Hamill   52
Kadoka     58
3 SE Lemmon   56
Martin    44
1 E Newell   42
1 NW Nisland   42
6W Parmalee   57
3 E Philip   58
5 NE Porcupine   62
Dwtn Rapid City  55
1S Dt Rapid City  49
Rapid City Arpt  60
1SW S Eagle Butte 61
1SW S Eagle Butte 56
3 ESE Spearfish   41
7E Sturgis   52
Union Center   61
3 E Vale   48
Wall    61
8 S Wall   60
White River   44
Winner    51
WYOMING:
2NE Echeta 72
Gillette Arpt 51
25NE Gillette 53
Pine Haven 52

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