K-wing

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K-wing

K-wing
A combination of a canard and a slender delta.
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As yet the forces, from whose linking the lightning springs, were held apart, and the silence of nature proclaimed the calm before the storm. Caswall felt the effect of the gathering electric force.
In other words, a loss that has been demonstrated to have been triggered by wind and wind-driven rain in the hours before the storm surge came ashore has to be quantified and paid, even if the excluded storm surge reduced the structure to a foundation slab when it arrived.
Debate about how to protect Gulf Coast citizens from hurricanes and storm surge was ongoing before the storm and will continue with renewed intensity.
Emanuel notes that the surface waters that are left cold in each wake gradually warm in the sun, so the ocean ends up with more heat than it had before the storm. Transported by the oceans' natural conveyor belt, this newly warmed water flows north or south, out of the tropics and toward the poles, where it will grow cold, sink, and start the journey back.