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Re: Wind Speed and Wind Gusts

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  • wuhu_software
    It is just the highest reported wind speed in the last ten minutes.
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 31, 2010
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      It is just the highest reported wind speed in the last ten minutes.


      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "weathercat1" <weathercat@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks for the quick reply.
      >
      > Do you leave the "gust" values out of the normal wind speed reporting, or is the gust just the highest report wind in the last 10 minutes?
      >
      > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software" <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > You are correct that the gust data is not available in the file
      > > and is a pretty major oversight in my humble opinion.
      > >
      > > Because the gust is absent, WUHU uses the loose definition of
      > > the highest wind speed seen over the past 10 minutes. This
      > > was derived from reading CWOP material.
      >
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