The automated station on the Tyndall Tower south of Apalachicolarecently reported a sustained wind of 55 mph (89 km/h) and a wind
gust of 73 mph (117 km/h) at an elevation of 115 ft (35 m). During
the past hour, wind gusts of 52 mph (83 km/h) occurred at Keaton
Beach and Clearwater Beach, and 51 mph (81 km/h) at Cedar Key.