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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1145 AM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Peak Wind Gusts During the Past 24 hours...

Below is a summary of peak wind gusts at selected stations during the
past 48 hours across northern Alaska.


Location Speed Time/Date Lat/Lon

...Yukon Delta...
Cape Romanzof 44 MPH 0214 AM 02/21 61.78N/166.03W

...Western Arctic Coast...
Cape Lisburne 96 MPH 0124 PM 02/20 68.89N/166.14W
Wainwright 63 MPH 0651 PM 02/20 70.64N/160.00W
Point Lay 61 MPH 0519 PM 02/20 69.76N/163.05W

...Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys...
Salmon River RAWS 52 MPH 1038 PM 02/20 67.46N/159.84W
Noatak Raws 40 MPH 0657 PM 02/20 68.07N/158.70W

...St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast...
Tin City 64 MPH 1255 PM 02/20 65.57N/167.92W
Savoonga 63 MPH 0156 AM 02/20
Gamble 58 MPH 0956 PM 02/19
Wales 58 MPH 1155 AM 02/20 65.62N/168.09W

...Southern Seward Peninsula Coast...
White Mountain 41 MPH 1228 PM 02/20 64.69N/163.41W
Rocky Point SNOTEL 40 MPH 1200 PM 02/20 64.53N/163.42W

...Northwestern Brooks Range...
118 NE Ambler 91 MPH 0800 PM 02/20 68.71N/156.61W
93 NE Ambler 87 MPH 0820 PM 02/20 68.26N/156.19W
95 E Point Lay 79 MPH 0420 PM 02/20 69.10N/159.59W
Inigok Airfield RAWS 41 MPH 1221 AM 02/21 70.00N/153.08W
88 ESE Atqasuk 39 MPH 1140 PM 02/20 69.62N/154.61W
32 SSE Atqasuk 38 MPH 0130 AM 02/21 70.01N/157.16W

...Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula...
Serpintine Hot Springs RAWS 51 MPH 0138 PM 02/20 65.85N/164.71W
Buckland 47 MPH 0139 PM 02/20 65.99N/161.12W
Deering 45 MPH 0111 PM 02/20 66.08N/162.75W
Buckland Uplands RAWS 45 MPH 0301 PM 02/20 65.91N/160.87W
Quartz Creek RAWS 43 MPH 1251 PM 02/20 65.41N/164.66W

...Northern Arctic Coast...
Barrow 45 MPH 0104 AM 02/21 71.29N/156.77W

...Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys...
31 NNW Kiana 74 MPH 0405 PM 02/20 67.42N/160.60W
Tahinichok RAWS 59 MPH 0539 PM 02/20 67.55N/163.57W
8 NW Noatak 51 MPH 0140 PM 02/20 67.70N/163.08W
Kugururok RAWS 48 MPH 0323 PM 02/20 68.32N/161.49W
Kelly River RAWS 43 MPH 0456 PM 02/20 67.93N/162.30W

...Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast...
Barter Island 46 MPH 1251 PM 02/20 70.14N/143.59W
Camden Bay 45 MPH 0805 AM 02/21 69.92N/144.91W

...Chukchi Sea Coast...
Devils Lake RAWS 58 MPH 0239 PM 02/20 66.28N/164.53W
Point Hope 58 MPH 0137 PM 02/20 68.35N/166.80W
Red Dog Port 45 MPH 1154 AM 02/20 67.58N/164.07W

...Central Beaufort Sea Coast...
Nuiqsut 41 MPH 0238 AM 02/21 70.21N/151.00W
Deadhorse 41 MPH 1159 AM 02/20 70.20N/148.47W

...Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley...
Selawik 49 MPH 0620 AM 02/21 66.60N/159.99W
Noorvik 44 MPH 0148 PM 02/20 66.82N/161.02W
Kotzebue 40 MPH 0144 PM 02/20 66.87N/162.64W

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

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