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The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has issued a permit to a Lone Jack feedlot that could bring thousands of beef cattle to a location bordering $350,000 homes and just three miles upwind from Powell Gardens.
One of the coolest things is sailing upwind, even just around the bay.
Once the gas line was breached during the drill, the operator hopped off the excavator and ran upwind – as Carney pointed out, the only safe direction to go – to call 911.
Also, due to an editing error, the headline misstated Santa Barbara was upwind from the fires.
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UPWIND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of upwind for English Language Learners
: in the direction that is opposite to the direction of the wind
UPWIND Defined for Kids
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