What is the wind speed of a snowstorm?

Answer Wind speeds to determine a general snowstorm are not used, however a blizzard is defined as sustained winds or frequent gusts of 35 mph in combination with snowfall of three hours or more and great... Read More »

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At what wind speed does a snowstorm become a blizzard?

The National Weather Service defines a blizzard as a storm having wind speeds of 35 miles per hour or more and falling or blowing snow that reduces visibility to less than a quarter mile. These wea... Read More »

If the wind speed is twenty mph&the temperature is five degrees fahrenheit what is the wind chill?

According to the National Weather Service, if the wind speed is 20 mph and the temperature is 5 degrees F, the wind chill would be -15 degrees F. Wind chill measures how the air temperature combine... Read More »

How many 3000 watt pizza ovens can be preheated to 300 degrees using one 50 foot diameter wind turbine assuming 15 mph wind speed?

If the wind speed doubles what happens to the theoretical wind power?

When wind speed doubles, the theoretical wind power increases by eight times. This is because wind power is determined by the equation "P = 0.5 x rho x A x V^3". Where A is the size of the turbine... Read More »