ClimateCenter: Wind 101
You know that saying about March coming in like a lion? If the roar refers to the wind, that saying generally is true. Hang onto your hats as we enter the windiest time of the year.
Besides being a force of nature, the wind is a promising renewable energy resource. Understanding the wind is critical both to predicting the weather and determining the best way to harness the wind’s power.
As climatologist Dr. Heidi Cullen explains, understanding the wind begins with the sun.