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Non- thunderstorm peak wind gusts

POWERFUL AUTUMN STORM

Peak wind gusts near 50 MPH this afternoon as powerful storm centered now well north of Lake Huron with central pressure of 974 MB (28.77″).

Earlier in the day, a fast line of t-storms brought some wind damage and gusts reported to 69 mph in Columbus.  Non-thunderstorm gusts reached nearly 50 mph in some locations.

Storm central pressure drops and strong winds blow across much of Midwest

Storm central pressure drops and strong winds blow across much of Midwest

Non- thunderstorm peak wind gusts

Non- thunderstorm peak wind gusts

WIND ADVISORY

A wind advisory is in effect through 7 PM.

Wind will back down quickly after 8 PM and become much lighter after 12 AM.

Wind advisory through 7 PM

Wind advisory through 7 PM

COLD BLAST

Brace for more cold! Temps have fallen quickly and combined with strong winds, the winds chill at 4 PM makes it feel like it is over 30 degrees colder than it was at 7 AM. We were at 55 early this morning. The wind chill will drop all night long well into the teens.

Wind chill forecast overnight

Wind chill forecast overnight

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