10 windiest places on Earth • Earth.com

Last update: June 20th, 2019 at 2:17 pm

Bridge Creek, Oklahoma

On May 3, 1999, a truck-mounted doppler radar unit measured a wind speed of over 300 mph in the Oklahoma City suburb of Bridge Creek during a devastating tornado, making it unofficially the world’s highest known wind speed. Some reports say the wind hit 302 mph, while others claim the wind reached 318 mph.

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