Saturday, June 27, 2009

Very strong winds whipping through the area

Update: 8:33 pm. The NWS has just issued a special weather statement for strong, potentially violent wind gusts associated with a band of showers/T-showers moving through the metro area. Sustained winds of 30-50 mph have been reported, a few gusts over 55 mph. To be considered severe a storms has to have 58 mph gusts, and a few towns in the metro area may experience brief wind gusts nearly that high between now and 10 pm. Winds should ease up a bit late tonight, but another very breezy, almost September-like day is on tap for Sunday with temperatures 5-10 degrees below average.

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