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Light to moderate northerly breezes near 10 mph would gust near 20 mph midday into the midafternoon hours.D.C.-area forecast: Cool and sunny today with a slow warming trend starting this weekend|A. Camden Walker|November 5, 2021|Washington Post
The most northerly sites were in the Orkney Islands, north of Scotland.Common parasite may help mussels survive heat waves|Sid Perkins|June 16, 2021|Science News For Students
The more northerly kelp forests also lack sea otters, an urchin predator that is common farther south.Urchin takeover underlies California’s vanishing kelp forests|Anushree Dave|May 7, 2021|Science News For Students
I’m drawn to cold climates and northerly latitudes — and wherever harsh weather exists, you’re likely to find tough wool sweaters knitted for the purpose of surviving it.Sweater weather transports this writer to places like Scotland, Ireland and Norway|Karen Gardiner|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Between this and the Channel we were delayed by a succession of northerly winds.
The river then trends in a northerly direction for seven miles, without any sinuosity of consequence.
Adiutrix for work elsewhere, it recalled both governor and legion, and gave up the more northerly of his nominal conquests.
AS the wolf is a native of cold climates, he must have passed northerly into America, since he is met with in both continents.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Accomentas, a band, or division of the Pawtucket Indians inhabiting the northerly part of Massachusetts in 1674.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft