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Wind Speed by Parish

The information contained in the Wind Speed Data spreadsheet is provided for information purposes only. It is intended only to assist with the applicable wind speed determinations. The Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council (Council) is not responsible for any errors or omissions.  All information is provided without warranty of any kind. The Council makes no representations and disclaims all express, implied and statutory warranties of any kind as to accuracy, completeness, or fitness for any particular purpose. The Council shall not have any liability in tort, contract, or otherwise to users and/or third parties.

Link to the LSU AgCenter Interactive Basic Wind Speed Map (click here)

Please note that the International Codes have established the wind speed map in accordance with the wind speed map as published by ASCE-7.  Wind speed design values are from 90 MPH up to and including 150 MPH for Louisiana.  Wind speed data shown herein at less than 90 MPH shall be designed to 90 MPH.  It is therefore understood that wind speed less than 90 mph reported in this data shall be assumed at 90 mph when applying the appropriate code. 

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