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AEM Wind Tunnel Simulates Tornadic Winds for News Station KARE 11

An unusually late-season system of storms moved rapidly across the Midwest the weekend of November 16th. The rapidly moving storm brought damaging winds and tornadoes to 12 states: Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and western New York.

To get a better idea of just how powerful the Midwest tornadoes and winds were, Minneapolis - St. Paul News Station KARE 11 visited the University of Minnesota wind tunnel, located at Akerman Hall's Aerospace Engineering lab.

View the footage here.

Senior Justin Spurbeck volunteered tell reporters what it feels like
to expereince 65mph winds.


Last Modified: 2013-11-22 at 11:08:09 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation