Friday, October 29, 2010

Great Midwest Land Hurricane of 2010: Hilldale Wind-o-Meter registers phenomenal wind gusts

How windy was it during the Great Midwest "Land Hurricane" of 2010? Plenty. A totally unscientific reading of the Wind-o-Meter next to Metcalfe's at Hilldale suggests that any reading more than 45° from the vertical would qualify as a hurricane-force wind, if we actually had hurricanes in the Midwest.

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