Color The Wind Kite Festival

by Brad
(Fort Collins, CO, USA)

At the Color The Wind Kite Festival you can come and enjoy the biggest Winter kite festival in the Midwest! You will see all kinds of colorful kites. Stunt kite teams will entertain you with their kite dances choreographed to music! You will marvel at how HUGE some of the kites are! You will see new even larger kites than have ever been seen at Color the Wind before!

More details and contact info at: http://www.colorthewind.org

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Color the Wind Kite Festival gains National Attention
by: Anonymous

Color the Wind 2018 will be featured on CBS Sunday Morning! The event promises to be bigger and better than ever with serious kite flyers traveling to Clear Lake, IA from a 10 state area to show off their colorful kites against the pristine white of the frozen lake.

Feb 17, 2018 11am-4pm

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Light air
1-5 km/h
1-3 mph
1-3 knots
Beaufort 1

Light breeze
6–11 km/h
4–7 mph
4–6 knots
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Gentle breeze
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8–12 mph
7–10 knots
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Moderate breeze
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13–18 mph
11–16 knots
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19–24 mph
17–21 knots
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25–31 mph
22–27 knots
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32-38 mph
28-33 knots
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