Nancy's Almanac, Jan. 15, 2014: Windiest place in Nebraska on Tuesday? It was Omaha -
Published Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 1:00 am / Updated at 5:57 pm
Nancy's Almanac, Jan. 15, 2014: Windiest place in Nebraska on Tuesday? It was Omaha

Here are some of the peak wind gusts across the region on Tuesday.

From the Valley office of the National Weather Service:

Omaha/Eppley Airfield, 55 mph

Avoca area, 53 mph

Lincoln, 53 mph

Plattsmouth, 52 mph

Offutt Air Force Base, 51 mph

Tekamah, 51 mph

Columbus, 51 mph

Nebraska City area, 50 mph

Clarinda, 49 mph

Harlan, 49 mph

Fremont, 48 mph

Council Bluffs, 48 mph

Friend area, 47 mph

Albion, 46 mph

Gretna area 46 mph

Beatrice, 46 mph

Wahoo, 46 mph

Blencoe area, 45 mph

Blair, 45 mph

Red Oak, 44 mph

Millard area, 44 mph

Bennington area, 43 mph

Elkhorn area, 42 mph

Shenandoah, 40 mph

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From the North Platte office of the National Weather Service:

O'Neill, 53 mph

Ainsworth, 53 mph

Valentine, 52 mph

Imperial, 51 mph

Broken Bow, 49 mph

Thedford, 45 mph

North Platte, 43 mph

Ogallala, 40 mph

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From the Cheyenne office of the National Weather Service:

Chadron area, 46 mph

Alliance area, 36 mph

Scottsbluff area, 53 mph

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From the Des Moines office of the National Weather Service:

Interstate 35, northern Iowa (near Swaledale), 65 mph

U.S. Highway 30 in the Carroll area, 58 mph

Des Moines, 56 mph

Estherville, 55 mph

Mason City, 55 mph

Marshalltown, 53 mph

Creston, 52 mph

Ames, 51 mph

Anita, 50 mph

Denison, 49 mph

Osceola, 48 mph

Atlantic, 47 mph

Waterloo 46 mph

Audubon, 45 mph

Lamoni, 45 mph

Northwest Iowa and southeast Minnesota experienced wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph

Current conditions and forecast

Contact the writer: Nancy Gaarder    |   402-444-1102    |  

Nancy writes about weather, including a blog, Nancy's Almanac. She enjoys explaining the science behind weather and making weather stories relevant in daily life.

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