How does wind chill affect the human body?

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asked Jul 7, 2018 in Weather by dsroton (360 points)
How does wind chill affect the human body?

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answered Jul 10, 2018 by Adf289 (31,480 points)
When it's cold out and windy and the wind blows over our skin the wind takes away the heat from our body which makes our bodies feel much colder than it actually is.

Our bodies naturally produce heat but when the wind blows over our skin the natural heat is lost so quickly that we feel much colder than it is outside.

The heat loss from our skin because of the wind is caused by conduction which is the transfer of heat through direct contact.

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