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Sat Feb 25 07:04:08 CST 2012
> Current Summit Conditions
> Temperature 9.6°F
> Wind 81.5 mph
> Direction 269° (W)
> Gust 88.6 mph
> Wind Chill -22.3°F
> Saturday 7:30 AM
> How can the windchill be -22 with 80 mph winds at 9 degrees?
> Felix J. McGillicuddy
It has to do with evaporative cooling. Your warm perspiration drawn away by
that cold wind cools your body like it is -22 degrees. Notice I said your
body; mine is staying in the "warm" 30 degree and rising south today.
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