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Fire Tornado 2016

What is a tornado? A tornado is a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system. This disaster can cause great damage to anything in it's path. 


What is a fire tornado? A fire tornado, also known as a fire whirl or fire devil, is a rare phenomenon in which fire forms a tornado-like vortex of flames. Fire whirls can be formed in one of two ways: when a tornado spins too closely to a forest fire or when a heavy concentration of heat is generated in a small area.



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What impact does a fire tornado have on the environment?
  • Fire tornadoes can bring mass destruction to the environment by spreading wild fires and burning anything in it's path.
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May 13, 2016, 1:03 PM
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