Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 31, 2021

What is a Fire Tornado?

NPR  reports

Recent, intense wildfire seasons are helping scientists understand the apocalyptic swirls of smoke, wind and flame known as fire tornadoes. They’re working to determine if the fiery phenomena are occurring more often as fires grow more intense and the conditions that create them more frequent. Read about the data they’ve gathered so far or listen to the story.


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