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Big Blow Yesterday!

By: yuccadave, 1:07 AM GMT on April 30, 2010

Strong winds came through yesterday (4/28/2010) ahead of a cold front. Had a wind gust of 63 mph at 5:19 PM. That's a Whole Gale on the Beaufort Scale - just 1 mph short of being a Violent Storm! Toppled a pine tree down the street that had a 16" trunk! Snapped it off right at the ground. It's nothing but a stack of firewood today. Yesterday's low barometric pressure was 29.23", and had a wind run of 370! Gusts all day into the lower 40's (mph) and often into the 50's.

Temperatures today didn't make it to 60 degrees.


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Rhodes Ranch
Las Vegas, NV
Elevation: 2710 ft
Temperature: 71.6 °F
Dew Point: 32.9 °F
Humidity: 24%
Wind: 1.0 mph from the ENE
Wind Gust: 3.0 mph
Updated: 9:31 AM PDT on April 18, 2014

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