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106 mph Wind Gust on Slide Mountain in Nevada
« on: December 15, 2016, 11:31:29 PM »
•ST-20161215-56377-USA - Extreme Weather - USA - North-America
Dec 15 2016 at 1:43 pm EST
The National Weather Service recorded a 106 MPH gust atop Slide Mountain at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The burst of wind hit at 9,650-feet elevation near Mount Rose Ski Tahoe resort between Lake Tahoe and southwest Reno. That gust would have been an F1 tornado had it been cyclonic and sustained. Almost nearly as strong, a 104 MPH gust swept an area at 7,000-feet elevation just north of Lee Vining and Mono Lake at 4 a.m. Thursday. In the more populated area of Truckee, the strongest gale recorded Thursday was 48 MPH. At 8,700 feet at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, the winds are sustained at about 25 MPH ...

More info here: http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=ST-20161215-56377-USA