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wind direction

[′win də‚rek·shən]
(meteorology)
The direction from which wind blows.

wind direction

The direction from which the wind is blowing, expressed as a number from 000° to 359°. The wind direction is often indicated by three arrows when plotted on charts and maps.
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In this study, the wind direction changes are first examined as a function of wind speed and then the averaging period for wind speed data is determined by looking at wind direction variation.
Figure 9 shows the horizontal displacement-time history curves of tower top under leg member removal in pole-leg 3 at wind direction Tri-C.
After it takes the measurement, the app automatically creates an onsite report, which summarizes wind direction, average speed and peak gust.
For this purpose, hourly prediction data of atmosphere pressure ([p.sub.0]), temperature ([??]), wind speed (v), and wind direction (K) were received from Sventoji station of the Lithuanian Hydrometeorological Service.
The wind-induced deformations at the top of the derrick at 45[degrees] wind direction are plotted in Figure 12.
The relationship between the wind direction signal and their approximation [4]
* The spacing between the chillers was varied from 6 ft (1.8 m), 8 ft (2.4 m), and 12 ft (3.7 m), while keeping the distance from the adjacent building at 10 ft (3 m), the wind speed at 10 mph (16 km/h), and the wind direction parallel to the air intakes (long dimension) of the chillers.
Wind direction and speed are displayed in simple form, and using the real-world terrain visible on the map can help you set an educated gameplan.
Washington, July 11 ( ANI ): Aussie scientists have shunned the belief that low back pain are linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation.
Observations taken during the hour before the accident established that the wind direction and speed had been from the north at 13-15 knots with recorded wind gusts between 20-26 knots.
Thanks to the efforts of fire personnel (and some luck from Mother Nature as to wind direction), only five homes were destroyed and 17 other structures were damaged.
There is a natural gas power plant but it works very sporadically and its emissions have no direct impact on the studied street canyon due to the located distance (~2.5 km) due to predominant wind direction. These emissions contribute to background emission during favourable wind directions.