chinook wind

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Related to chinook wind: Santa Ana wind, Foehn wind
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Noun1.chinook wind - a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies
air current, current of air, wind - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
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For twenty-four hours the Chinook wind blew, and in that twenty-four hours the snow was diminished fully a foot in depth.
In opposition is Theyskens' Theory, a Bernadini halfsister to Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Stevie Wonderboy, Apticanti, a half-sister to Dewhurst Stakes hero Distant Music, and Chinook Wind, by top Australian sire Encosta De Lago and a half-sister to Arc fourth Acropolis and Falmouth Stakes winner Tashawak.
That night a chinook wind blew in and the temperature climbed to 50 above.
We'd push up the windows in their rattly frames, let a Chinook wind wave the curtains gently.
The complex, called Chinook Wind Apartments, is located at 6622 W.
And it would come, usually with the blast of a Chinook wind off the Rocky Mountains, instantly breaking winter's back in a single blow.
Laurels Purse: 1 Blonde Thunder (5-1) 2 Chinook Wind (4-1) 3 Zig Zag Hurricane (9-2) 4 Honcho Pearslasb (3-1) 5 Historic Moment (3-1) 6 Free To Go (10-1)
Cashmans Irish Laurels: Heat betting form sponsors Cashmans Bookmakers: Heat 1: 4-5 Mineola Farloe 3 Boherduff Light 7-2 Jesceda Lad 12 Chinook Wind 20 Oasis Rumble 33 Ballyquin House.
One chinook wind took off 3 feet of snow in 3 days.
3rd semi: 4-6 Sound Sense 7-2 Mountleader Gara 6 Chinook Wind 8 Fivestar Export 10 Hedleys Hiker 66 Six Lazy Men.
An evens favourite, Fat Budgie flashed from traps and led all for a very convincing six-and-a-half length victory over Chinook Wind.