Wind gusts over 60 MPH reported as strong system moves through area

MIAMI VALLEY — The same strong area of low pressure that created severe storms, including destructive tornadoes in the Gulf coast states on Thursday, moved north of the Miami Valley overnight created some very gusty winds.

The gusts prompted a High Wind Warning from the National Weather Service.

>> PHOTOS: High winds cause heavy damage across the Miami Valley

At the peak, around 5 a.m., there were upwards of 31,000 residents across the Miami Valley without power, according to WHIO’s Outage Map that gathers information from AES Ohio, Duke Energy and Ohio Edison. Here is a sample list of some of the peak wind gusts that were reported across the area.

Kettering: 63 MPH

Celina: 61 MPH

Dayton: 60 MPH

Xenia: 60 MPH


Wilmington: 56 MPH

Union City: 54 MPH

Wapakoneta: 53 MPH

Springfield: 53 MPH

Oxford: 52 MPH

Richmond, Ind.: 51 MPH

Lebanon: 51 MPH

New Vienna: 48 MPH

Hamilton: 46 MPH

Urbana: 45 MPH