Flag Broken Bow wind Jan 14 2021

A flag whips in the high winds in Broken Bow, Neb. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.

According to reports made to the National Weather Service Office in North Platte, a wind gust of 86 mph was recorded four miles east of Scottsbluff at 9:09 p.m. yesterday (Jan. 13, 2021).

Broken Bow recorded a gust of 60 mph at 10:58 p.m. yesterday.

Other recorded wind gusts by the NWS are:

  • 70 mph, 13 miles WNW of Merritt Res., 8:49 p.m., Jan 13 (Cherry County)
  • 70 mph one mile ENE of Valentine, 8:59 p.m. Jan. 13
  • 75 mph at Crescent Lake, 9:58 p.m., Jan. 13 (Garden County, north of Oshkosh)
  • 59 mph, two miles west of Halsey, 10:23 p.m., Jan. 13
  • 55 mph at Thedford, 5:35 a.m., Jan. 14
  • 68 mph one mile north of Valentine, 8:55 a.m., Jan. 14

A high wind warning remains in effect for the entire state of Nebraska.

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