May 14, 2020
WHITMAN COUNTY – High winds were recorded across the county May 6 during storms. The highest speed was 49 miles per hour in Uniontown. A speed surpassing 80 mph was reported in Pullman, but the National Weather Service believes that to be an error. Pullman-Moscow Airport recorded wind gusts topping at 47 mph.
Other readings in the county were 41 mph at Hooper, 42 mph at Escure, 24 mph at Colton, 31 mph at Garfield and 42 mph at Dusty. Most of the top speeds were recorded during the 6 a.m. hour except for Hooper and Escure which were recorded at about 3:30 p.m. and 12:40 p.m., respectiv...