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Wind Speed

Wind Speed
mph Description
25-31 mph Large branches in motion; whistling in telephone wires.
32-38 mph Whole trees in motion; inconvenience felt walking against wind.
39-54 mph Twigs break off trees; wind generally impedes progress.
55-72 mph Damage to chimneys and TV antennas; pushes over shallow-rooted trees.
73-112 mph Peels surfaces off roofs; windows broken; mobile homes overturned; moving cars pushed off road.
113‑157 mph Roofs torn off houses; cars lifted off ground.

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Bismarck, ND 58503
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