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The Winds Are Howling

March 6, 2012; 2:29 PM ET

The strong, cold trough moving south through California has certainly lived up to its wind potential. It's windy over much of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Sustained winds of 20 to 40 mph are common across the four-state region with some gusts over 60 mph.

Here are the maps of the wind gusts during one hour early Tuesday afternoon.





Winds tomorrow will be down in California Wednesday but it will still be wind in Nevada, Utah and Arizona, tough not quite as windy as today.

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