Blustery Boston: Why Is The City So Windy?

February 27, 2014

Let’s face it: this winter’s been fierce. It’s not just the unrelenting cold and snow; some days, the wind is so strong it nearly lifts you off your feet. In certain spots around the city, the wind is intensified by the surroundings, creating a wind tunnel effect. 

WGBH Curiosity Desk reporter Edgar Herwick went out to discover why are some places so much windier than others.

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