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Wind gusts to hurricane force from West Texas to Colorado

March 13, 2019  The potent wind storm has produced wind gusts to hurricane force over a wide area of real estate. The following is just a sample of what today’s storm has unleashed from the plains of west Texas to the Colorado Front Range.

In west Texas, Amarillo KAMA gust to 79mph,  2:53pm and 3:53pm, … Pampa KPPA gust to 72mph 2:35pm and 3:15pm

Along the Front Range, …Colorado Springs KCOS, gust 79mph 1:54pm, … Pueblo KPUB gust 74mph at 1:04pm

More Colorado observations, Limon KLIC gust 76mph at 1:41pm,  and even Denver KDEN  gust to 75mph at 10:53am

Note, … Texas skies were at worst were Partly Cloudy when the strongest winds occurred, But across Colorado falling and blowing  snow combined with the strongest winds to create sever blizzard conditions.  Folks will be talking about this storm for quite sometime.

Above observations retrieved from following NWS website:  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=lox&obs_type=weather&obs=true

Below,  satellite pictures show the evolution of the storm during the day Wednesday.

March 13, 2019 morning or 1430z

March 13, 2019 early afternoon or 1830z

March 13, 2019 late afternoon or 2230z

A snap shot of Wednesday’s national radar summary also showing the evolution of the storm during the day.  Tried to show similar times, 14, 18, and 22z.

So add another storm to the weather history of mid March, … The so called Storm of the Century buried much of the eastern seaboard March 13, 1993.  Two F5 tornadoes occurred in Kansas on March 13, 1990.

That’s all for now, …

Wild Bill