Wyoming's windiest weeks can be judged by how many big trucks tipped over on the highway.

So why is Wyoming so windy? Why is it that some parts of Wyoming gets far more wind than other parts.

The short answer is that it is a combination of things, Altitude, the jet stream, mountain location and height, as well as how wind drops out of the highest places into the lowest.

In the above video, Host Meteorologist Julie Gondzar explains the Bernoulli's principle and Chinook Winds, which greatly affect Wyoming.

Julie is a Day Weather meteorologist and Wyoming Department of Transportation weather specialist, who covers weather around our entire region. Simply put, she explains why you lost your hat today.

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