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Winds peaked at 72 mph in Fremont County; Friday was the windiest this weekend

The National Weather Service at Riverton Regional Airport reported that of the weekend winds in the region, Friday was the windiest in Fremont County. The peak wind gust was reported at 72 mph in Southeast Fremont County. Winds over 55 mph were also noted on Beaver Rim, Red Canyon and on South Pass. Here's the NWS list: A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT AND STRONG WINDS ALOFT RESULTED IN SOME STRONG WINDS ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING THURSDAY NIGHT INTO THE DAY SATURDAY. BELOW ARE PEAK GUSTS AT OR ABOVE 45 MPH. LOCATION SPEED TIME/DATE ELEVATION ...FREMONT COUNTY... 7 SW MUDDY GAP 72 MPH 0450 AM 12/18 7380 FT BEAVER RIM 55 MPH 0641 AM 12/18 6784 FT RED CANYON 52 MPH 1130 AM 12/19 6768 FT 2 W SOUTH PASS CITY 51 MPH 0131 AM 12/18 8185 FT DUBOIS AIRPORT 49 MPH 1155 AM 12/18 7297 FT 10 N DUBOIS 49 MPH 0957 AM 12/18 8085 FT JEFFREY CITY 47 MPH 0854 AM 12/18 6374 FT DUBOIS 45 MPH 0239 AM 12/18 6980 FT #county10 #news