Kingda Ka and El Toro

Sunday, April 8, 2007 9:30 PM
I am going to Six Flags Great Adventure tomorrow. And I was just wondering if anyone knew if Kingda Ka and El Toro would be open. From what I remember Kingda Ka doesn't open in extremely cold weather. Does anybody know?
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Sunday, April 8, 2007 9:40 PM
Ride of Steel's avatar When I was there Thursday and Friday it was about 45-47 degrees. It looks like it's going to be about 50 tomorrow with 15-25 mph winds.

According to the supervisor I asked Kingda Ka doesn't open because of high winds and Toro doesn't open because of high winds AND cold.

You might get on them but I wouldn't count on it.

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Sunday, April 8, 2007 9:46 PM
I was on both Toro and Ka today in the 45-50 degree weather (see my TR for more info).

Haha no I'm not giving Patrick the finger

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Monday, April 9, 2007 12:00 AM
Ka definitely runs in extremely cold weather. My first introduction to it was at Frightfest of 2006 and by the time it opened it was only around forty-degrees (if that). I don't even want to think about what the windchill was like traveling at 128mph in the front seat!
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Monday, April 9, 2007 9:50 AM
matt.'s avatar http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/ff/Wind_chill.png

Someone could do the math from here.

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Monday, April 9, 2007 10:38 AM
Using matt's formula, and assuming an air temp of 40* and a wind speed of 128 mph, that's a wind chill of 20* F...

If you can't stand the heights, get out of the line.

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