How are funnel clouds formed?

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A funnel cloud is a funnel-shaped cloud of dense water droplets linked with a rotating column of wind and extending from the foot of a cloud but not reaching the ground or a water surface. Weak tornadoes that do not have a visible portion reaching the ground can also be considered a funnel cloud.
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A funnel cloud is a tapered, rotating cloud created by convection and conflicting wind directions. If it reaches the surface, it becomes a tornado, or a waterspout, but only a small
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A cone shapped rotating cloud under the base of a thunderstorm that sometimes (but not always) goes on to produce a tornado by reaching all the way to the ground. True funnel clouds
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Flour gives the funnel cakes body and structure. When the flour is mixed with water, it forms a protein called gluten, which makes the funnel cakes slightly chewy. Salt will add flavor
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There are five main types of clouds, and each is broken into different types. The main classifications are high clouds, middle clouds, low clouds, vertical clouds, and other clouds.
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funnel cloud
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a rapidly rotating funnel-shaped cloud extending downward from the base of a cumulonimbus cloud, which, if it touches the surface of the earth, is a tornado or waterspout.
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A funnel cloud is a funnel shaped cloud formed of condensed water droplets that has a rotating funnel of wind extending from it but not touching the ground.
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