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Out the Weather
No go today.
Heather Ray gives this news: "Depending on which pilot reported wind
conditions this morning, it was either good news or bad news. Brooke reported
a speed of 32 mph at 400-ft. altitude--not bad. Richard and Joe where both
reporting 9-10 knot headwinds resulting in only 18 mph airspeed. This would
make the next leg of the trip a flight of more than 2 1/2 hours. We're standing
down today, and likely tomorrow too with a weather system moving in this
afternoon that we'll have to wait out."
Necedah, WI student measures
her arms against a Whooper's wingspan. Try it!
Photo Heather Ray, WCEP
your own map using the latest migration data
last year's migration progress with this year's, using the maps above.
your own crane span measurement (7-8 feet, as seen in the photo above)
and stretch your arms wide to see how your arm-spread compares with
a Whooping crane's wingspan!
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