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By Tesia Galvan
Staff Writer 

High winds this past weekend, common for summer months


August 9, 2016

WORLAND – The high winds around the Big Horn Basin this past weekend are common for the summer storm months.

Meteorologist-In-Charge Chris Jones said, “A lot of it depends on our atmospheric conditions and how much moisture is available.”

Jones said winds peaked at the Worland Municipal Airport at 4:20 p.m. at 52 miles per hour on Sunday and South Big Horn County Airport (Greybull) at 55 miles per hour.

Jones said the winds are common for the summer months and usually winds are between the 40 – 50 mile-per-hour mark and as far as damage, “It’s not uncommon for small limbs to...

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