Strong Wind: January 27, 2016

Below are the reported maximum wind gust on January 27, 2016.  The strong wind was associated with a strong low pressure center moving across southern Canada with corresponding low level jet swinging around the southern flank of the storm.

Maximum Wind Gust at NDAWN (North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network) mesonet stations on January 27, 2016
Maximum Wind Gust at NDAWN (North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network) mesonet stations on January 27, 2016

 

Not on the graphic above was a 45 mph gust at 10 meters (33 feet) at a test tower in Carrington, ND and 38 mph gust in Fargo at 10 meters at the test tower at that location.

 

Peak Gust Jan 27
Maximum Wind Speeds via the National Weather Service Office in Grand Forks on January 27, 2016 at area airports and other locations (non NDAWN)