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Should have a 100% poll, which bin was empty?
A plow wind 5 years ago this fall.
Doubt it was as aggressive as what hit those bins though.
It did peel the shingles off the west side of my house roof though.
 

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The bins are placed a bit close together are they not?
Most people say leave some space between them like 5 to 10 feet so the wind can go around each bin so you don't create a wall.
Not sure if it matters or not?
They are close and I remember when they were setup the distance ”suggested “ spacing was certainly greater than that.
But Wheatland (now Meridian) doesn’t get too excited about it, they realize the vast majority are setup like mine and the extra work and concrete involved to more spacing would not excite buyers given the risk odds.

You got me thinking, those bins are set up in an exactly east/west line, the wind was very close to exactly North West.
The less the wind is crossways to a line of bins the less spacing would have an effect and a parallel wind would only affect the first bin.
Depends on how violent the wind is of course and all bets off in a tornado.
That comes with extremely remote odds though.
 
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