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The record-breaking heat and hurricane-force winds of summer 2020 stirred up some of the worst firestorms the West had experienced in more than a century, destroying thousands of homes and burning millions of acres.Prescribed burns can keep wildfires in check. So why are politicians standing in the way?|Madeline Ostrander/Undark|October 27, 2021|Popular-Science
It had a minimum air pressure reminiscent of Superstorm Sandy in 2012, bringing hurricane-force winds over the open ocean waters and 50 to 80 mph gusts along the coast from Seattle to San Francisco.
The low brought wind gusts to around 60 mph in coastal stretches of the Pacific Northwest and wave heights of up to 20 feet, but it was a powerhouse storm over the open ocean with hurricane-force winds.
The risk of serious impacts from Ida is increasing, including the potential for “dangerous hurricane-force winds” and a “life-threatening storm surge,” according to the Hurricane Center.Ida strengthens to hurricane, predicted to strike Louisiana as Category 3 late Sunday|Matthew Cappucci, Jason Samenow|August 27, 2021|Washington Post
Near where it comes ashore, the storm has the potential to generate a “life-threatening” surge, or storm-driven rise in ocean water above normally dry land at the coast, and “damaging hurricane-force winds,” according to the Hurricane Center.A strong hurricane is forecast to strike the Gulf Coast by Monday|Matthew Cappucci, Jason Samenow|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
Yet for a vivid decade or so, sleaze was, somewhat paradoxically, a force for literacy and empowerment.
Shortly after dawn, there was another outbreak of deadly force.
And Air Force assessors are the first to say such imaging never tells the whole story.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Detectives with a fugitive task force caught up with Polanco and a friend on a Bronx street in the early afternoon.
The Pentagon said Faal served in the Air Force for seven years, during which time he became a U.S. citizen.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There are three things a wise man will not trust: the wind, the sunshine of an April day, and woman's plighted faith.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The Goliath wouldn't answer; the Dublin said the force was coming off, and we could not get into touch with the soldiers at all.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn