What's the difference between breezy and windy?

What's the difference between breezy and windy?

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What's the difference between breezy and windy?

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by Jeff Renner, KING 5 Meteorologist

KING5.com

Posted on December 2, 2011 at 9:08 PM

What's the difference between breezy and windy conditions?

Breezy conditions may be inconvenient, but not damaging -- typically 30 mph or less. Windy describes conditions capable of causing damage or power outages, usually when wind speeds of 35-40 mph or more are expected.

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