Origin of wind shear
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This band formed along the axis of most unstable air, and it also had access to very strong, deep winds that increased in altitude and changed direction with height, generating what’s known as wind shear.Inside the Annapolis tornado: How Ida powered this destructive storm|Jeffrey Halverson, Jason Samenow|September 2, 2021|Washington Post
It’s possible the storms will not be as intense and likely to spin as they near the metro area due to less wind shear, or turning of the winds with altitude.Update: Tornado watch until 8 a.m. Wednesday as first round of storms passes|Ian Livingston, Jason Samenow|September 1, 2021|Washington Post
Stronger tornadoes tend to favor these shoulder months given increased wind shear, a critical ingredient for tornadoes, compared to the summer.Explaining the tornado warning and storm damage in D.C. on Thursday night|Jeffrey Halverson, Jason Samenow, Ian Livingston|July 2, 2021|Washington Post
The combination of an unstable atmosphere and modest amounts of wind shear suggests that clusters of thunderstorms will self-organize into strong, long-lasting aggregates later Thursday afternoon and evening.Heavy storms, some damaging, exit D.C. area. More rain likely tonight.|Jeffrey Halverson, Jason Samenow|July 1, 2021|Washington Post
It’s the strong wind shear, in the setting of moderately unstable air and with a front that will trigger showers and thunderstorms, that raises the concern for severe weather.Severe thunderstorms possible in D.C. area Sunday for first time this year|Jason Samenow, Jeffrey Halverson|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Increasingly, as these industries develop, on-site solar and wind is a way of guaranteeing a lower price for electricity.
One and all, they come shaking their tin cups at election time then run like the wind when a critical vote comes up.
For instance: suppose the Republicans wind up with a clear Senate majority on November 4th.
But as it takes away the safety net, their corpses wind up in fishing nets.
But then they saw which way the post-Citizens United wind was blowing and became anti-disclosure.
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
But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The man that giveth heed to lying visions, is like to him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
It was a cloudy, stormy evening: high wind was blowing, and the branches of the trees groaned and creaked above our heads.
The ne'er-do-well blew, like seed before the wind, to distant places, but mankind at large stayed at home.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock