Peak Wind February 7 and February 8, 2016

An “Alberta Clipper” moved through the Northern Plains on February 7 and 8, 2016 and produced strong North/Northwesterly wind behind the low pressure. ┬áSome blizzard to near blizzard conditions were observed in the northern Red River Valley and blustery conditions were recorded in other locations with lesser snow to blow around. ┬áPeak Wind gust associated with this event at the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network stations for each day is presented below:

 

Top Wind Gust February 7, 2016
Top Wind Gust February 7, 2016

 

Top Wind Gust February 8, 2016
Top Wind Gust February 8, 2016

 

Daryl Ritchison