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A Rare Fire Tornado Sprung Up In Missouri

• businessinsider.com
 Fire tornadoes are typically created out of wildfires, but in this case, a farmer was burning a field when the wind whipped the flames into a funnel.
The Weather Channel explains how fire tornadoes are formed:

 They are rapidly spinning vortices that form when air superheated by an intense wildfire rises rapidly, consolidating low-level spin from winds converging into the fire like a spinning ice skater, pulling its arms inward.



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