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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
348 PM EDT WED AUG 6 2014

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM WIND SPEED SET AT ALBANY NY...

A PEAK WIND GUST OF 53 MPH...FROM THE EAST...AT ALBANY INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT ON TUESDAY AUGUST 5TH BROKE THE STANDING DAILY MAXIMUM WIND
SPEED RECORD FOR THAT DATE OF 48 MPH...FROM THE NORTHWEST...SET IN
1988.  THIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO STANDING DAILY RECORD WIND SPEEDS IN
ALBANY WHERE THE DIRECTION IS FROM THE EAST.  IT IS ALSO BELIEVED TO
BE ONE OF THE STRONGEST EASTERLY WIND GUSTS EVER RECORDED IN ALBANY.

ELH






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