3,000 without power in Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A 93 mph wind gust was recorded at the Lincoln Airport Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. It’s the second strongest wind gust ever recorded at the Lincoln Airport since 1942.
https://t.co/NtmIlSr3zY— Bill ? entschler (@WxRentschler) December 15, 2021
That 93 MPH wind gust at the airport would be good for the 2nd strongest wind gust ever recorded at the @LNKairport from 1942 to today according to data from @akrherz
Strongest wind gust recorded at the airport was almost 150 MPH back in 2009! #LNKwx pic.twitter.com/W1oyr2lORl
More than 6,000 people were without power in Lincoln Wednesday afternoon, according to the Lincoln Electric System outage map. By 6:30 p.m. that number was down to 3,100.
Fences, playhouses and old trees weren’t a match for the strong winds that blew through Lincoln Wednesday afternoon. View the slideshow of viewer submitted photos.
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