Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Passion like the wind

What is wind?

For those of us in Western Nebraska, that’s a superfluous question as even the youngest child has experienced what the National Center for Atmospheric Research describes as, “moving air that is caused by differences in air pressure within our atmosphere,” by the time they are a month old. For the very young, the blistering cold winds may take their breath away in a nanosecond if their faces are not covered. We complain much this time of year, when constant twenty mile per hour winds gust across our streets relentlessly for seemingly weeks on end without respite.

Yet, during the s...

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