Three Mile Island weather

Wind speeds in Harrisburg, PA on Wednesday, March 28, 1979, the day of the Three Mile Island disaster:

Wind Speed 8 mph (SSE)
Max Wind Speed 17 mph
Max Gust Speed
Visibility 15 miles

Averages throughout the day:

Charts and Weather History Graph from WeatherUnderground.

In depth research can be found here, in the article entitled “The meteorological setting of the ‘TMI-2’ nuclear accident on 28 March 1979,” by Reinhold Steinacker and Ignaz Vergeiner, of the Departments of Meteorology and Geophysics at the University of Vienna and the University of Innsbruck, respectively: http://people.iarc.uaf.edu/~datkinson/ATM644/papers/Steinacker_2002.pdf

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