Near-tornado-speed winds overnight: How strong were winds in your area?

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Winds up to 60 mph reported early Friday morning

Overnight high winds followed a line of thunderstorms through the area, damaging power lines and causing widespread outages.

ExploreOver 19K without power across area after overnight storms, high winds

The strongest gusts reached up around 60 mph, putting them just shy of wind speeds found in EF0 tornadoes, the first level on the tornado rating scale, which have winds from 65 to 85 mph. However, most communities in the Miami Valley report winds in the 40-50 mph range.

By location, these are the wind speeds reported to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Butler County:

  • Blue Bell, 46 mph 3:36 a.m.
  • Fairfield, 42 mph at 12:30 a.m.
  • Hamilton, 47 mph at 4:53 a.m.
  • Miami University Airport, 43 mph at 1:55 a.m.
  • Middletown Hook Field, 48 mph at 3:15 a.m.
  • Oxford, 52 mph at 12:19 a.m.
  • West Chester Twp., 41 mph at 3:40 a.m.

Champaign County:

  • Urbana Grimes Field, 53 mph at 3:55 a.m.

Clark County:

  • Springfield, 58 mph at 3:38 a.m.

Darke County:

  • New Weston, 50 mph at 3:38 a.m.
  • Weston, 48 mph at 3:23 a.m.
  • Union City, 54 mph at 3:54 a.m.

Greene County:

  • Bellbrook, 45 mph at 12:58 a.m.
  • Lewis A Jackson Regional Airport, 60 mph at 3:35 a.m.
  • Spring Valley, 42 mph at 3:54 a.m.
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 59 mph at 4:24 a.m.
  • Xenia, 60 mph at 3:43 a.m.

Logan County:

  • De Graff, 51 mph at 3:50 a.m.
  • Raymond, 48 mph at 4:35 a.m.

Miami County:

  • Pleasant Hill, 43 mph at 3:11 a.m.
  • Troy, 49 mph at 3:02 a.m.

Montgomery County:

  • Dayton International Airport, 60 mph at 4:32 a.m.
  • Huber Heights, 45 mph at 3:47 a.m.
  • Kettering, 63 mph at 1:02 a.m.
  • Union, 60 mph at 3:24 a.m.
  • Wright Brother’s Airport, 52 mph at 4:11 a.m.

Preble County:

  • Eaton, 43 mph at 5:15 a.m.

Warren County:

  • Lebanon, 52 mph at 4:57 a.m.
  • Ridgeville, 49 mph at 3:52 a.m.
  • Springboro, 44 mph at 3:40 a.m.

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