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  • Commuters in the Chicago area faced blustery, wind-driven rain as they waited for trains to take them downtown before dawn.

    Massive Storm Batters Midwest: Strong Winds, Torrential Rain Hit Chicago

  • Winds died down overnight, allowing crews to burn 30 miles of containment lines between active and unburned areas that create a buffer from the most violent wind-driven runs.

    Ariz. fire triggers new evacuations

  • Or I could position the boat for a slow, quiet wind-driven drift along shore, casting something like a Rapala or a big streamer fly.

    Brown Trout Battle Plan

  • In the spring the water gurgled out from under the massive wind-driven snowdrifts to the west of the house, a permanent feature of living on the lee side of a mountain ridge.

    Bird Cloud

  • The view from the tub recess was yellow cliff, gliding birds, wind-driven cloud.

    Bird Cloud

  • My only complaints about the old shelters were that they didn't sometimes didn't face the street and the actual stop, didn't always provide protection from wind-driven rain and weren't large enough to accomodate someone disabled with a scooter or a chair.

    Gimme shelter -- not these (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • John Vink/Magnum Photos An environmentally friendly cooling system was central to the plan: A chimney-type design in the middle of the house functions as a wind-driven cooling system.

    Cool in Cambodia

  • Associated Press Niagara Falls Parks employees build the Cave of the Winds tourist attraction in a cold, drenching rain and wind-driven mist on Tuesday.

    New York Photos of the Day

  • From the bridge of the Tryapsic, the high place he had gained in the competition of men, he stared at Dublin harbour opening out, at the town obscured by the dark sky of the dreary wind-driven day, and at the tangled tracery of spars and rigging of the harbour shipping.

    THE SEA FARMER

  • Besides the quality of the wine itself and the nice carbon footprint ‘greeness’ of it (heck, the packaging is produced at a wind-driven facility!), my customers loved that they could take it to the park or beach for a large gathering and not worry about local anti-glass ordinances.

    Box wines in O, Oprah magazine and Forbes.com | Dr Vino's wine blog

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