Paul S. Edwards: Wind Map of U.S. patterns blows you away

Published: Thursday, March 29 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT

A screenshot of Wind Map. () A screenshot of Wind Map. ()

Our take: Google's new project is a fascinating look at wind patterns.

A new project recording the wind patterns across America shows a mesmerizing map that could help predict storms.

Wind Map, which has been developed by Google computer scientists shows streams of wind moving across the US and where they are at their strongest.

Updated ever hour from the National Weather Service's forecast database, the map charts streams of wind as they make their way across the whole country.

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