Thursday, December 24, 2009

A Mighty Winds A Blowin

Merry Christmas Eve everyone.
It started early this morning as the weather station alarm started going off intermittently at 03:30 indicating that there were wind gusts above 35MPH. The alarm went solid at about 03:45 indicating that the 10 minute average wind speed was over 25MPH. The wind has been blowing on and off all day but we just had a 48MPH gust!!!! More important is that the weather station head is mounted 10 feet off the ground in between the trees behind the house. So this wind speed equals what the House/Barn/Shop/Trucks/Cows sees, not what is up above the tops of the trees. I would be curious/scared to know what the wind is doing up above the tree tops in unobstructed air.

This follows the Tornado Watch that we were under most of yesterday.

Gotta Love It.

Have a Safe and Merry Christmas Folks.

More to follow in between chores next week.


  1. You have a Merry Christmas too. Hope you got what you wanted and it wasn't this snow....

  2. Thanks Jim,
    We got good health for Christmas for teh first in three years. That's enough for me.