Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 09:07:35 -0500

From: "Emerson, Jessie J" jjemerso[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]INGR.COM

Subject: Re: Quebec English

We use wind chill factor in the South, too! Usually it's something

like: "The high for today will be 30 degrees, with a wind chill of 15."

Sometimes the weather reporters will say: "...with a wind chill factor

of 15." It can get a bit cold down here, too!


From Mark Mandel:

"Wind-chill factor" has been a part of my regular vocabulary for many

years (Northeast US all my life, except for 7 years in Berkeley). I


see how Dan can have missed that. At first I thought he might be from

Dallas or Atlanta or some place where the number is never used, but