Category two Hurricane Wind noted at WYDOT’s Atlantic City Shop

A Wind sock during high winds on Red Canyon South of Lander. Wyotoday.com photo by Ernie Over

On Wednesday 10 local locations recorded wind gusts over 60 mph, including a top gust of 101 mph at the WYDOT’s Atlantic City shop. That gust would equal the force of a category two hurricane. Winds were steady there at 73 mph. Other top gusts included 86 mph at Fort Washakie, 74 mph northwest of Lander, 68 at Central Wyoming Regional airport in Riverton, 65 mph at Beaver Rim, 65 mph in Thermopolis, 64mph at Hudson, 63 at Hunt Field Airport in Lander an 60 mph at Crowheart.

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See the list of peak wind gusts below:

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