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How windy was Monday's storm?

How windy was Monday's storm?
A viewer sent in this photo from Covington, Wash.

Here is a summary of peak wind speeds during Monday's storm:
 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
 620 PM PDT WED NOV 17 2010           
 
 ...MAXIMUM WIND GUSTS FROM AROUND WESTERN WASHINGTON MONDAY NIGHT...
 
 OFFICIAL LOW LAND AIRPORT OBSERVATION SITES.
 
                                 SUSTAINED WINDS      GUSTS        
 
 ARLINGTON                            18 MPH          28 MPH
 BELLINGHAM                           24 MPH          35 MPH
 BOEING FIELD                         25 MPH          35 MPH
 EVERETT /PAINE FIELD                 28 MPH          38 MPH
 FRIDAY HARBOR                        23 MPH          38 MPH
 HOQUIAM                              35 MPH          36 MPH
 OLYMPIA                              35 MPH          45 MPH
 PORT ANGELES                         35 MPH          47 MPH
 QUILLAYUTE                           28 MPH          45 MPH
 SEATTLE SANDPOINT OFFICE         NOT AVAILABLE       32 MPH
 SEA-TAC                              36 MPH          50 MPH
 SHELTON                              37 MPH          49 MPH
 TACOMA MCCHORD AFB                   35 MPH          51 MPH
 WHIDBEY ISLAND NAVAL STATION         46 MPH          61 MPH
 
 
 NATIONAL WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTS AND MESOWEST
 
                                 GUSTS
 
 ANACORTES                       57 MPH
 CHEHALIS                        35 MPH
 EDGEWATER BEACH                 45 MPH
 ISSAQUAH                        54 MPH
 NORTH BEND                      60 MPH 
 SANDY POINT                     55 MPH
 TULALIP                         58 MPH
 
 
 MOUNTAIN OBSERVATIONS
 
                                 GUSTS
 
 HUMPTULIPS (SW OLYMPICS)        71 MPH
 HURRICANE RIDGE (NWAC)          54 MPH
 MOUNT BAKER (NWAC)              54 MPH
 MT RAINIER (CAMP MUIR)         111 MPH
 MT RAINIER (PARADISE)           70 MPH
 SNOQUALMIE PASS                 93 MPH
 STEVENS PASS                    78 MPH
 WHITE PASS (NWAC)              112 MPH
 
 
 MARINE OBSERVATIONS
 
                       SUSTAINED WINDS             GUSTS
 
 ALKI POINT                 47 MPH                 56 MPH
 BOUY 088                   45 MPH                 54 MPH
 DESTRUCTION ISLAND         39 MPH                 42 MPH
 PT NO POINT                34 MPH                 44 MPH
 RACE ROCKS                 53 MPH                 62 MPH
 TATOOSH ISLAND             51 MPH                 56 MPH
 WEST POINT                 39 MPH                 46 MPH
 POINT WILSON               54 MPH                 64 MPH 
 
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