northerly in a sentence

Example sentences for northerly

The tree's decline is blamed on global warming, which is why cooler, more northerly spots are being sought.
Only three interstates run completely coast to coast: one northerly, one southerly and one down the middle.
It seems that this would push the forest line northerly.
As it happened, the direction in those years was northerly.
They receive much of their precipitation as snow, and their northerly location moderates their temperatures.
When kicked up by a strong northerly wind, the dust became a severe irritant, smoking the insurgents out of their caves.
Strong northerly winds are possible during spring and autumn burning seasons, but are rare.

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