northwest wind

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Noun1.northwest wind - a wind from the northwest
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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Elizabeth and her friend had not yet lost their senses in sleep, and the howlings of the northwest wind were heard around the buildings, and brought with them that exquisite sense of comfort that is ever excited under such circumstances, in an apartment where the fire has not yet ceased to glimmer, and curtains, and shutters, and feathers unite to preserve the desired temperature.
And when I returned new drifts would have formed, through which I floundered, where the busy northwest wind had been depositing the powdery snow round a sharp angle in the road, and not a rabbit's track, nor even the fine print, the small type, of a meadow mouse was to be seen.
In doing all of this, we made too much noise and left too much scent, so we decided to hunt the stand later when a northwest wind would carry our scent away from the trail that led to a bedding area.
20 produced a northwest wind, so Ben decided to hunt the south side of the bedding area that lay farther to the east.
Friday weather will be dusty due to the active northwest wind at speeds between 25 to 55 kph, the high temperature will be between 34-36 Degrees Celsius, said Al-Qarawi.
to join more than 600 others in battling the blaze pushed by a strong northwest wind, which has spread to least 1,250 acres (506 hectares) of land, and which currently poses a threat to oil, gas, power and rail infrastructure, according to the Ventura County Sheriff Department's Office of Emergency Services.
I have hunted that stand more than 100 times on a west or northwest wind and I have been busted there (or going to and from) fewer than five times.
This Pacific Northwest wind profiler network will complement a similar network of four 1/4-scale 449-MHz wind profilers being installed along the California coast through a cooperative agreement between the California Department of Water Resources and NOAA/ESRL/PSD (see Fig.
If we see a northwest wind when other conditions are right, fish run.
A steady northwest wind hinting at something worse to come blew the storm's first flurries across the decoys bobbing in the chop.
Winnipeggers woke up Monday to a temperature --17 C and a gusting northwest wind that made it feel more like --29 with the wind chill.
Dundee & Aberdeen Sunny spells and a northwest wind Largely dry.

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