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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 11:16 AM CDT on March 29, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on March 29, 2015


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening...

* timing... through the afternoon hours.

* Winds... northwest 30 to 35 mph with gusts 45 to 50 mph.

* Impacts... driving may be difficult at times... especially for
high profile and light weight vehicles. Unsecured outdoor
items will be blown around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph or
gusts between 45 and 57 mph are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.
Use extra caution.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:15 PM CDT on March 29, 2015


... Strong northwest winds are sweeping across Minnesota and
Wisconsin today...

The highest reported wind gusts have been just over 50 mph... occurring across
the western quarter of Minnesota... roughly along Highway 59 from the Iowa line
northward through Marshall... Montevideo... Appleton... and Morris north towards
Thief River Falls.

A Wind Advisory remains in effect for much of central and southern Minnesota...
sustained northwest winds from 30 to 35 mph with gusts from 45 to 50 mph are
possible.

... The following are the peak wind reports by County greater than 25 mph since
1100 am... for Minnesota and parts of western Wisconsin...

Location speed time/date

... Anoka...
Coon Rapids 2 ESE 38 mph 0131 PM 03/29
Blaine ap 36 mph 0145 PM 03/29
Wyoming 6 WSW 33 mph 1206 PM 03/29
Anoka 2 se 30 mph 0128 PM 03/29

... Barron...
Cumberland ap 31 mph 0115 PM 03/29
Rice Lake ap 30 mph 0135 PM 03/29
Chetek ap 28 mph 0155 PM 03/29

... Benton...
Rice 1 NNW 43 mph 0106 PM 03/29
Sauk Rapids 4 E 35 mph 0133 PM 03/29
Foley 6 WSW 29 mph 0120 PM 03/29

... Blue Earth...
Madelia 3 ENE 48 mph 1250 PM 03/29
Mankato ap 43 mph 1135 am 03/29
Skyline 1 N 35 mph 0120 PM 03/29

... Brown...
Searles 5 se 48 mph 1229 PM 03/29
New Ulm ap 47 mph 0154 PM 03/29

... Carver...
New Germany 2 NW 45 mph 1210 PM 03/29
Carver 3 S 37 mph 1249 PM 03/29
Waconia 1 WSW 31 mph 1059 am 03/29

... Chippewa...
Clara City 2 WSW 53 mph 0110 PM 03/29
Montevideo ap 47 mph 1134 am 03/29
Colfax 7 ESE 36 mph 0150 PM 03/29
Montevideo 1 S 30 mph 0100 PM 03/29
Eau Claire ap 26 mph 0156 PM 03/29

... Chisago...
branch 8 ENE 38 mph 0159 PM 03/29
Harris 3 N 35 mph 1200 PM 03/29
Rush City ap 33 mph 0116 PM 03/29

... Dakota...
Lakeville ap 44 mph 1214 PM 03/29
Burnsville 2 NNW 36 mph 1155 am 03/29
south St Paul ap 36 mph 1251 PM 03/29
Eagan 2 se 30 mph 1228 PM 03/29
Lakeville 2 NE 26 mph 1233 PM 03/29

... Douglas...
Alexandria ap 52 mph 1119 am 03/29
Alexandria 3 se 48 mph 1145 am 03/29

... Dunn...
Menomonie ap 40 mph 0155 PM 03/29

... Eau Claire...
Eau Claire 3 SW 25 mph 0155 PM 03/29

... Faribault...
Blue Earth 2 NW 43 mph 1055 am 03/29
3 SSE Easton 32 mph 0137 PM 03/29

... Freeborn...
Twin Lakes 5 se 46 mph 1200 PM 03/29
Albert Lea ap 39 mph 1135 am 03/29

... Goodhue...
Cannon Falls 8 SSE 49 mph 1235 PM 03/29
Stanton ap 44 mph 1234 PM 03/29
Red Wing 5 WNW 42 mph 0110 PM 03/29
Zumbrota 1 NNW 35 mph 1253 PM 03/29
Vasa 26 mph 1230 PM 03/29

... Hennepin...
Robbinsdale 1 WSW 49 mph 1152 am 03/29
Eden Prairie ap 46 mph 1139 am 03/29
Minneapolis-St Paul ap 45 mph 1220 PM 03/29
Crystal ap 39 mph 0140 PM 03/29
Brooklyn Park 1 W 37 mph 1210 PM 03/29
Loretto 2 NW 35 mph 1145 am 03/29
Lakeville 1 N 35 mph 1202 PM 03/29
Lake Minnetonka 1 SW 34 mph 1155 am 03/29
St Louis Park 1 E 31 mph 1220 PM 03/29
Maple Grove 1 se 28 mph 1150 am 03/29

... Isanti...
Cambridge ap 35 mph 0135 PM 03/29

... Kanabec...
Mora ap 38 mph 0156 PM 03/29
Mora 1 ENE 33 mph 0108 PM 03/29

... Kandiyohi...
Willmar ap 52 mph 1215 PM 03/29
Willmar 2 ENE 45 mph 1215 PM 03/29
Prinsburg 3 WSW 29 mph 0104 PM 03/29

... Lac Qui Parle...
Madison 48 mph 1113 am 03/29
Marietta 5 SSW 48 mph 1230 PM 03/29

... Martin...
Fairmont ap 48 mph 0135 PM 03/29

... McLeod...
Glencoe ap 45 mph 1115 am 03/29
Hutchinson ap 45 mph 0133 PM 03/29
Hutchinson 1 WSW 26 mph 0105 PM 03/29

... Meeker...
Litchfield 3 S 43 mph 1111 am 03/29
Litchfield ap 41 mph 1153 am 03/29
5 N Cedar Mills 34 mph 0107 PM 03/29

... Mille Lacs...
Milaca 8 N 42 mph 0120 PM 03/29
Princeton ap 40 mph 0155 PM 03/29
Bock 3 WNW 37 mph 0110 PM 03/29

... Morrison...
Granite Ledge 7 N 43 mph 0108 PM 03/29
Harding 3 WNW 38 mph 0110 PM 03/29
Little Falls ap 36 mph 0115 PM 03/29
Little Falls 2 SSE 32 mph 1207 PM 03/29

... Pierce...
Red Wing ap 36 mph 1251 PM 03/29
Spring Valley 1 SSW 30 mph 0116 PM 03/29

... Polk...
Osceola ap 36 mph 1235 PM 03/29
Osceola 1 NE 31 mph 1230 PM 03/29

... Pope...
Starbuck 9 SSW 53 mph 1135 am 03/29
Glenwood ap 48 mph 1214 PM 03/29

... Ramsey...
St Paul dwtn ap 43 mph 1217 PM 03/29
vadnais hts 1 SSE 34 mph 1216 PM 03/29

... Redwood...
Redwood Falls ap 48 mph 0133 PM 03/29

... Renville...
Olivia ap 46 mph 0133 PM 03/29

... Rice...
Faribault ap 39 mph 1154 am 03/29
Dundas 5 WNW 32 mph 1211 PM 03/29
Morristown 29 mph 1138 am 03/29

... Scott...
Jordan 6 E 53 mph 1150 am 03/29
Henderson 4 ENE 45 mph 1106 am 03/29
Elko 41 mph 1205 PM 03/29
Prior Lake 2 WSW 38 mph 1159 am 03/29
Prior Lake 35 mph 1140 am 03/29
Shakopee 1 NW 34 mph 1141 am 03/29

... Sherburne...
St cloud ap 46 mph 0127 PM 03/29
Santiago 3 E 34 mph 0120 PM 03/29
Elk River 2 WNW 28 mph 0121 PM 03/29
Zimmerman 1 N 27 mph 0148 PM 03/29

... Sibley...
Winthrop 2 W 52 mph 0120 PM 03/29

... St. Croix...
New Richmond ap 44 mph 1255 PM 03/29

... Stearns...
Belgrade 3 ESE 46 mph 1225 PM 03/29
Sauk Centre ap 45 mph 1212 PM 03/29
Paynesville ap 43 mph 1214 PM 03/29
Sauk Centre 2 se 41 mph 1225 PM 03/29
Avon 4 ESE 29 mph 0128 PM 03/29
Clearwater 3 W 26 mph 1040 am 03/29

... Steele...
Owatonna ap 47 mph 1255 PM 03/29
Ellendale 5 NNE 45 mph 1256 PM 03/29

... Stevens...
Morris ap 48 mph 1133 am 03/29

... Swift...
Benson ap 47 mph 0133 PM 03/29
Appleton ap 46 mph 1115 am 03/29

... Todd...
Long Prairie ap 43 mph 1214 PM 03/29

... Waseca...
Waseca ap 47 mph 1159 am 03/29
Waseca (ag exp farm) 33 mph 0100 PM 03/29

... Washington...
Lake Elmo 3 E 38 mph 1230 PM 03/29
Hastings 3 N 37 mph 1240 PM 03/29
Hastings 2 N 32 mph 0108 PM 03/29
Hugo 2 WSW 29 mph 1227 PM 03/29
Cottage Grove 1 WNW 28 mph 1229 PM 03/29
Cottage Grove 1 ESE 27 mph 1211 PM 03/29
Stillwater 1 W 26 mph 1220 PM 03/29

... Watonwan...
St James ap 51 mph 1254 PM 03/29
Madelia 36 mph 1156 am 03/29

... Wright...
Clearwater 1 se 40 mph 0120 PM 03/29
Rogers 2 NNE 38 mph 1140 am 03/29
Buffalo ap 38 mph 0125 PM 03/29
Maple Lake ap 38 mph 1056 am 03/29
Maple Lake 2 SSW 34 mph 1252 PM 03/29
French Lake 28 mph 0144 PM 03/29

... Yellow Medicine...
Hanley Falls 48 mph 0100 PM 03/29
Granite Falls ap 44 mph 1213 PM 03/29
Canby ap 41 mph 1153 am 03/29

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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