Getting Blown Away

Recent wind events resulting from unusual weather patterns demand our attention, if for no other reason than they're likely to become more frequent.

Thinking back to my traditional aviation weather courses, I realized they didn’t address intense wind events where the agency of high wind all by itself wreaks its own special form of havoc. This year there were numerous high wind events — several haboobs in Arizona, a derecho in the Midwest, and wind-driven fires in California, […]
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