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    Question for weather gurus

    Trying to find the max wind speed for Boone, Iowa from one of the storms last week for a project.

    I've had no luck with the NWS website, Farmer's almanac, and WeatherUnderground. Any other ideas?

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    Re: Question for weather gurus

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    Trying to find the max wind speed for Boone, Iowa from one of the storms last week for a project.

    I've had no luck with the NWS website, Farmer's almanac, and WeatherUnderground. Any other ideas?

    Thanks!
    Beautiful Weather Graphs and Maps - WeatherSpark may have the historical data you're looking for.


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    Re: Question for weather gurus

    Follow this link to the WeatherUnderground page http://www.wunderground.com/history/and type in the location you want. That should give you what you need.



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    Re: Question for weather gurus

    Which day last week?



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    Re: Question for weather gurus

    Great resources but both are showing wind speeds much lower than I need for this report. Hmmm...I could have sworn we had 70 mph last week for one of the storms.

    thanks for the help. much appreciated.


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    Re: Question for weather gurus

    Quote Originally Posted by SvrWxCy View Post
    Which day last week?

    Wednesday.

    Weather spark has 36 mph and underground had 52 but I'm hoping to find something that tells me over 60-70 mph.


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    Re: Question for weather gurus

    I'll assume you are talking about July 25, here is the data for that day from the Boone AWOS Station: IEM | Observation History


    The peak wind gust was 54 mph and occurred at 8:45pm.


    There were many other reports (both observed and estimated) with the storms that moved through, you can see all of the reports here: IEM Local Storm Report App

    Ames Airport measured a 68 mph wind gusts, but the highest in Boone county was an estimated 65 mph. There were reports of 70+, but they occurred in Carroll County and others.

    Hope that helped!!



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