Warming Up the Wind Chill Index

People around the Great Lakes region may not know exactly what ”wind
chill” means, but they can tell you that strong winds make a cold winter
even colder. Wind chill is defined as the rate at which cold and wind
cause the body to lose heat. The index has been used by the National
Weather Service since 1973, but now they’re re-thinking it. The Great
Lakes Radio Consortium’s Bill Flynn visited with 3 college students
whose mechanical engineering project supports the latest research: that
the wind chill index needs updating:

Reintroducing the Otter

A coalition of industries, institutions and individuals is making sure
that a piece of their state’s natural heritage is returned. The Great
Lakes Radio Consortium’s Bill Flynn reports on the
three-hundred-thousand dollar New York River Otter Project: