68 mph wind gusts were recorded in northern Ohio on Tuesday

68 mph wind gusts were recorded in northern Ohio on Tuesday
Seagulls almost conceal the Cleveland Harbor Lighthouse. (Source: Michael Dakota)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The National Weather Service compiled a list of the highest wind gusts recorded in northern Ohio on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Wind gusts of 68 miles per hour were measured in Tontogany, which is in Wood County, on Tuesday morning; the highest in northern Ohio.

The strongest gusts recorded in Cleveland were observed just after midnight Wednesday. A 48 mph gust was measured.

The winds were so strong on Tuesday, the NWS issued an unofficial “Small Dog Warning” wind advisory.

According to the National Weather service (location and wind gusts, time and date):

  • 1 WNW TONTOGANY 68 MPH, 0758 PM 02/12
  • FAIRPORT HARBOR 57 MPH, 0606 AM 02/13 
  • FINDLAY AIRPORT 53 MPH, 0911 PM 02/12
  • 2 WNW VERMILION 53 MPH, 0424 AM 02/13
  • METCALF FIELD AIRPORT 52 MPH, 0915 PM 02/12
  • PORT CLINTON 51 MPH, 1235 AM 02/13
  • 9 NW MARBLEHEAD 51 MPH, 1100 PM 02/12
  • 3 N CONNEAUT 49 MPH, 0150 AM 02/13
  • CLEVELAND 48 MPH, 1053 PM 02/12
  • 8 SSE STONY POINT 48 MPH, 0450 AM 02/13
  • 2 WNW CLEVELAND 48 MPH, 1217 AM 02/13
  • WAYNE COUNTY AIRPORT 47 MPH, 0621 AM 02/13
  • AKRON-CANTON REGIONAL ARPT 47 MPH, 0651 AM 02/13
  • LORAIN COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPO 47 MPH, 1048 PM 02/12
  • FREMONT 46 MPH, 1020 PM 02/12
  • BURKE LAKEFRONT AIRPORT 46 MPH, 0441 AM 02/13
  • NEWTON FALLS 46 MPH, 1109 PM 02/12
  • ERIE INTL/TOM RIDGE FIELD AI 46 MPH, 0208 PM 02/12
  • PORT CLINTON 45 MPH, 1107 PM 02/12
  • LAHM MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 45 MPH, 0532 AM 02/13
  • 2 SSE KIPTON 44 MPH, 1039 PM 02/12
  • 3 ENE WALDO 44 MPH, 1136 PM 02/12
  • 4 WSW ERIE 44 MPH, 0125 PM 02/12
  • HURON HARBOR LIGHT 44 MPH, 0350 AM 02/13
  • WILLOUGHBY 44 MPH, 0655 AM 02/13
  • MARION MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 44 MPH, 1250 AM 02/13
  • TOLEDO EXPRESS AIRPORT 44 MPH, 0413 AM 02/13
  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REG AIRPRT 44 MPH, 0137 AM 02/13
  • 4 WSW AQUILLA 43 MPH, 0228 AM 02/13
  • ASHTABULA COUNTY AIRPORT 43 MPH, 0340 AM 02/13
  • 4 ESE BAINBRIDGE 42 MPH, 0305 AM 02/13
  • 1 ENE FREMONT 42 MPH, 1016 PM 02/12
  • AKRON FULTON INTERNATIONAL A 41 MPH, 1006 PM 02/12
  • 1 NE FAIRVIEW LANES 41 MPH, 1217 AM 02/13
  • 4 WSW BRUNSWICK 41 MPH, 0230 AM 02/13

A wind advisory for Northeast Ohio is set to expire at 4 p.m. Wednesday. [19 First Alert Forecast]

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