Posted: May 12, 2020

In this Philadelphia Inquirer interview, Jason Parker of Davey's North Philadelphia office discusses how high winds can be damaging to trees.

As though freed from a winter of self-isolation, Arctic air has been roaring into the region consistently during the last several weeks. And that’s a major reason it has been extraordinarily windy around here, said Jonathan O’Brien, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service Office in Mount Holly.

In fact, for sustained winds, last month officially was the windiest April in 24 years with an average sustained wind of 11.6 mph, with gusts of 25 mph or higher on 20 different days.

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