SEVERE WEATHER 101

What are damaging winds? Damaging winds are often called “straight-line” winds to differentiate the damage they cause from tornado damage. Strong thunderstorm winds...

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

How Can You Take Care of Your Property in the Midst of a Severe Windstorm? During severe weather events like hurricanes and tornadoes, winds can...

Understanding Wind Speed

Whether you are contemplating buying a wind-electric system or trying to analyze the system you own, understanding wind speed is crucial. Wind is the...

A new method for calculating the wind speed distribution of a moving tropical cyclone

Abstract Based on gradient wind equations, including frictional force, and considering the effect of the movement of a tropical cyclone on wind speed, the Fujita...

Measure Wind Speed with Your Own Wind Meter

Key concepts Atmosphere Environment Speed Weather Wind Introduction Have you ever wondered how wind is made? Wind is caused by a difference in air pressure. Air travels from areas of higher...

A Model for Determining the Effect of the Wind Velocity on 100 m Sprinting...

Abstract This paper introduces an equation for determining instantaneous and final velocity of a sprinter in a 100 m run completed with a wind resistance...