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Multivortex tornado

Meteorology  Multiple-vortex  Mushroom
04/21/2014

Multivortex Tornado- A tornado in which two or more condensation funnels or debris clouds are present at the same time, often rotating about a common center or about each other. Multiple-vortex tornadoes can be especially damaging.


occur in groups of 2 to 5 at once and usually last less than a minute each. Tornado scientists now believe that most reports of several tornadoes at once, from news accounts and early 20th century tornado tales, actually were multivortex tornadoes.

See also: See also: Report, Tornado, Multiple, Circulation, Vortex

Meteorology  Multiple-vortex  Mushroom
04/21/2014

 
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