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Re: Heavy winds?
Alright, would my little home weather station (or your mast top anemometer) read higher wind speeds on a colder day? But a little dandelion poof blowing in that same wind would be going the same 12 kts regardless of temperature?
The change in density produces more force for the same velocity... the anemometer speed is based on the velocity...I doubt it's affected by density changes.
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