B12

When the wind begins to increase, you say it’s ________.

GETTING WINDY 230
BLOWING UP 85
BLOWING UP A STORM 70
PICKING UP 68
RISING 68
COMING UP 56
BLOWING HARDER 42
GETTING STRONGER 41
WINDY 41
BLOWING 25
GETTING WINDIER 25
BREEZING UP 20
GETTING UP 18
BEGINNING TO BLOW 16
STARTING TO BLOW 15
BLUSTERY 14
GETTING HIGH 14
NR 14
GETTING BREEZY 12
GETTING STORMY 11
BLOWING HARD 10
BLOWING UP SOMETHING 10
STORMY 10
INCREASING 9
BUILDING UP 8
RAISING 8
BLOWING UP A GALE 6
GETTING BLUSTERY 6
GETTING HIGHER 6
STORMING 5
WIND’S GETTING UP 5
BLOWING A GALE 4
GETTING HARDER 4
MAKING UP 4
REALLY BLOWING 4
STORM BREWING 4
WHIPPING UP 4
WINDY DAY 4
FRESHENING 3
FRESHENING UP 3
GETTING STRONG 3
GETTING WORSE 3
GONNA BLOW UP A STORM 3
WIND’S COMING UP 3
BECOMING WINDY 2
BEGINNING TO BLOW HARD 2
BLOWING MORE 2
BLOWING STRONGER 2
BLUSTERING 2
BREEZING 2
BREEZY 2
COMING A NORTHER 2
GETTING BREEZIER 2
GETTING BRISK 2
GETTING GUSTY 2
GETTING READY TO STORM 2
GETTING ROUGH 2
GOING TO BE A STORM 2
GOING TO BLOW UP RAIN 2
GOING TO STORM 2
GUSTING 2
HIGH WIND 2
HOWLING 2
MAKING 2
PRETTY WINDY 2
SOMETHING 2
SPRINGING UP 2
STARTING TO BLOW UP 2
THREATENING 2
VELOCITY IS INCREASING 2
WHIPPING UP A STORM 2
WIND IS COMING UP 2
WIND’S A-RISING 2
WIND’S RISING 2
WINDY AS HELL 2
A-BREEZING 1
A-FRESHENING 1
A-RISING 1
BEATING UP 1
BECOMING BREEZY 1
BEGINNING TO GET BLUSTERY 1
BEGINNING TO GET HIGH 1
BEGINNING TO GET WINDY 1
BLOW IS COMING 1
BLOWING A LOT 1
BLOWING FASTER 1
BLOWING LIKE HELL 1
BLOWING LIKE WE WILL HAVE A WIND STORM 1
BLOWING REAL HARD 1
BLOWING UP A THUNDERGUST 1
BLOWING UP BAD WEATHER 1
BLOWING UP RAIN 1
BLOWY 1
BOISTEROUS 1
BREWING A STORM 1
BRISK 1
BUILDING UP FOR A STORM 1
BUSTERING 1
CHANGE COMING 1
CHANGE IN THE WEATHER 1
CHANGING WEATHER 1
CHUBASCO 1
CLEARING OFF 1
COME UP TO THUNDERSHOWER 1
COMES UP 1
COMING A BLOWUP 1
COMING A STORM 1
COMING IN 1
COMING ON FOR A BLOW 1
COMING ON TO BLOW 1
COMMMENCING TO BLOW HARDER 1
COOKING UP A STORM 1
EAST WIND IS COMING 1
FIXING TO BLOW 1
FIXING TO CHANGE 1
GAINING SPEED 1
GAINING VOLUME 1
GETTING A BIT WINDY 1
GETTING A LITTLE BREEZY 1
GETTING CALM 1
GETTING KINDA BLUSTERY 1
GETTING MORE WINDY 1
GETTING PRETTY STIFF 1
GETTING READY FOR A BLOW 1
GETTING READY FOR A STORM 1
GETTING ROUGHER 1
GETTING SHARPER 1
GETTING STORMIER 1
GETTING STORMING 1
GETTING STOUT 1
GETTING SWIFTER 1
GETTING TERRIBLE WINDY 1
GETTING TO BLOW 1
GETTING UP A GALE 1
GETTING UP INTO A BREEZE 1
GETTING WINDY OUT 1
GOING TO BE A WINDY DAY 1
GOING TO BE STORMY 1
GOING TO BEGIN TO STORM 1
GOING TO BLOW 1
GOING TO BLOW HARDER 1
GOING TO BLOW UP A RAIN 1
GOING TO BLOW UP A STORM 1
GOING TO BLOW UP AND HAVE A STORM 1
GOING TO BLOW UP BLUSTERY 1
GOING TO BLOW UP SOMETHING 1
GOING UP TO A STORM 1
GONNA BLOW HARD 1
GONNA BLOW LIKE HELL 1
GONNA BLOW UP A RAIN 1
GONNA STORM 1
GONNA STORM UP 1
GONNA WHISTLE 1
GOOD DAY FOR WINDMILLS 1
GUSTY 1
H.S. BLIZZARD 1
HARD STIFF WIND 1
HIGH 1
INCREASED WIND 1
INCREASING WIND 1
KICKING UP 1
KICKING UP A STORM 1
LIABLE TO BE STORMY 1
LOOKS LIKE A BLOW 1
LOOKS LIKE A CYCLONE 1
LOOKS LIKE IT’S GOING TO STORM 1
LOOKS LIKE WE’RE GOING TO HAVE A WIND STORM 1
LOOKS LIKE WE’RE IN FOR A BLOW 1
MORE WIND 1
MOVIN’ ALONG 1
NICE BREEZE 1
ON THE BLOW 1
ON THE MAKE 1
PERKING UP 1
PICKIN’ UP STEAM 1
PICKING UP A STORM 1
POURING DOWN 1
PREDICTING A STORM 1
QUITE A BREEZE BLOWING 1
REALLY BLOWING OUT OF THE BUSHES 1
REALLY HOWLING 1
RISIN’ 1
ROUGH 1
SANTA ANA CONDITION 1
SOMETHING’S BLOWING UP 1
SOUGHING 1
SPEEDING UP 1
STARTING TO GET BREEZY 1
STARTING TO HOWL 1
STEPPING UP 1
STIFF BREEZE COMING 1
STIFF WIND 1
STIRRING UP 1
STORM COMING 1
STORM COMING UP 1
STORM’S COMING OVER 1
STRIKING UP 1
STRONG WIND 1
STRONG WINDS 1
STRONGER WIND 1
SURE BLOWING 1
SURE IS WINDIER 1
SURE IS WINDY 1
THREATENING A STORM 1
THREATENING TO STORM 1
TRYING TO BLOW UP 1
VELOCITY IS HIGHER 1
VERY STRONG WIND 1
VERY WINDY 1
WE’RE IN FOR A BLOW 1
WHOOPING IT UP 1
WIND COMES UP 1
WIND IS BLOWING SO BAD 1
WIND IS BUILDING UP 1
WIND IS GETTING HIGH 1
WIND IS HIGH 1
WIND IS INCREASING 1
WIND IS RISING 1
WIND IS WHIPPING 1
WINDIER 1
WIND’S BLOWING 1
WIND’S BLOWING HARDER 1
WIND’S GETTING HIGHER 1
WIND’S GONNA BLOW 1
WIND’S PICKING UP 1
WIND’S WHIPPING UP 1
WINDY WEATHER 1
WORKING UP A STORM 1
WORSE NOW THAN IT WAS 1

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