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RE: wind lines and jurisdictions

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> It seems a little silly for a structural engineer to demark a wind zone
> that
> precisely given the uncertainties in other loads, material quality,
> construction quality, and end user abuse.

I doubt that "a structural engineer" had anything to do with it. The
windspeed maps are, after all, illustrative of a "continuum."

I assure you that some gub'mint official somewhere decided it (and I'll
bet you anything some politician's place of business is on the "80 mph"
side of the street!)

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