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Wind whips England's coast and pedestrians

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Waves whipped up by high winds crash against Blackpool promenade on Dec. 28, in Blackpool, England. Most of the North West is bracing itself against high winds but the brunt of the gusts are hitting Scotland with road closures and sporting events being postponed.

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A pedestrian battles against gale force winds in Adelaide Street West next to the promenade in Blackpool on Dec. 28, 2011

It looks like England is getting hit by the high winds that are also battering Scotland. More from the Daily Record.

It's been windy in the northeast of the U.S. and the Northwest is expecting windy conditions as well.