A Chinook wind occurs when a strong wind is forced down the side of a mountain, causing it to compress and warm. These winds can reach very high speeds, and can warm the air temperature by a large amount in a short time.
Tells a story of how a chinook wind raised the temperature by almost fifty degrees Fahrenheit in two minutes.
Explains the effects chinooks have on people and vegetation.
Details chinooks in Alberta, and talks about how they occur.
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