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Max Wind Gust Totals Across the Island One Day After Winter Storm Niko

Written by Chelsea Triola  |  10. February 2017

It's been just 24 hours since Winter Storm Niko hit Long Island, leaving a number of towns across the Island with over a foot of snow. Along with the overwhelming amount of snow, icy roads, and cold temperatures, it has been pretty windy as well.

In Nassau County, Sands Point received winds traveling at 59 mph, and in Suffolk, West Mecox Village on the Island's East End topped the list with 66 mph wind gusts.

Nearby in Queens, wind gusts traveled at a speed of 48 mph at JFK Airport, and 44 mph at La Guardia Airport.

Here are the reported wind gust totals for towns across Long Island:

Nassau County

  • Sands Point - 59 mph
  • E. Point Lookout - 51 mph
  • Oyster Bay - 50 mph
  • 2 NNE Glen Cove - 49 mph
  • Bayville - 48 mph
  • Kings Point - 45 mph
  • 1 NNE Oyster Bay - 47 mph
  • Glen Cove Landing - 43 mph
  • 1 S. Plainview - 40 mph

Suffolk County

  • West Mecox Village - 66 mph
  • NE Calverton - 64 mph
  • SE Hampton Bays - 61 mph
  • W. Hither Hills Sta. - 59 mph
  • 1 ESE Napeague - 58 mph
  • Eatons Neck - 57 mph
  • ENE Montauk Highway - 55 mph
  • E. Sag Harbor - 50 mph
  • SW Montauk - 49 mph
  • Westhampton Airport - 49 mph
  • 1 N. Threemile Harbor - 49 mph
  • Islip Airport - 48 mph
  • Montauk Airport - 47 mph
  • 1 S. Blue Point - 47mph
  • Farmingdale Airport - 45 mph
  • Orient - 45 mph
  • 2 WSW Fishers Island - 44 mph
  • 2 WSW Captree State - 43 mph
  • 1 SSE East Moriches - 43 mph
  • 2 ESE Buoy 44060 - 43 mph
  • 1 SW Oakville - 43 mph
  • Ramblewood Mobile Ho. - 41 mph
  • Captree State Park - 41 mph

[Source: The National Weather Service]

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