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Evaporation, not wind chill, leaves us cold on blustery days

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    Theo Bradeen, 5, was not a fan of the chill after a ferry ride Dec. 16 to Portland, Maine. The temperature was minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit, with a wind chill of minus 25.

The blustery winds over the past month have made us feel as if winter has set in for real. It is Hawaii, and the temperature rarely drops into the 60s, but we have “thin” blood and feel the cold more than our temperate-climate counterparts who might welcome 70 degrees in February as a cause for celebration. Read more

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