How Are Funnel Clouds Formed?


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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funnel cloud
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.
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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