Red Canyon recorded an 89 mph wind gust on Valentine’s Day

County 10 Photo - Red Canyon, February 2020

Much of Wyoming saw a gusty Valentine’s Day. Travel warnings were in place for many places, including I-25 and South Pass.

According to the National Weather Service office in Riverton, Red Canyon recorded the strongest gust of the day at 89 mph. Other Fremont County spots saw Muddy Gap with a 77 mph gust, Fort Washakie had a 71 mph gust, and the Dubois Airport received a 47 mph gust. Winds around Jackson also reached near 80 mph.

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