tornado

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tornado
A destructive, rotating column of air that has very high wind speeds and that may be visible as a funnel-shaped cloud
catastrophic
destructive, deadly, costly, devastating
rotating
pivoting an object around its center point
column
A vertical stack of cells in a table or worksheet.
hail
Ice pellets larger than 5 millimeters in diameter formed in cumulonimbus clouds by strong updrafts of wind
atmosphere
a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
updraft
a rising column of air
fujita scale
Measures the intensity of the tornado - F0 - F5

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