How much wind does it take to move a person?

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asked Jul 6, 2018 in Weather by Wesfinjlentif (260 points)
How much wind does it take to move a person?

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answered Jul 6, 2018 by Jasire (11,400 points)
For a person who is around 100 lbs it takes around 40 to 45 MPH wind gusts to knock me off my feet and move me if I don't hang onto something while standing still.

For a larger person of 150 lbs or more the wind would have to be 55 to 65 MPH before it knocked them off their feet and moved them.

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