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In Harm's Way: Engineers To Measure Hurricane Forces On Homes

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May 19, 1999
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As the hurricane churns towards land, researchers fan out into evacuated coastal cities in the storm's path, setting up equipment that could provide vital new information on nature's most powerful storms. It sounds like a sequel to Twister. But the scene will become a reality this summer, when engineering professors and students from three universities, including the University of Florida, launch a project to learn more about how hurricane-force winds affect houses.

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