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An intense area of low pressure brought damaging non-thunderstorm winds to central Indiana on February 24. Wind gusts over 60 mph were observed, with 66 mph at the Indianapolis International Airport. This was the highest non-thunderstorm wind gust reported there since April 6, 1988.


The winds caused damage to houses and other structures and brought down trees and power lines. Tens of thousands of people were without power.

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Loop of Wind Gusts
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