What is a pyroclastic flow?

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This is the big cloud of ash you see shortly after the volcano erupts. It's a giant cloud of ash, hot rocks, and other debris from the volcano. It's not rare to see lightning in one of these flow clouds. These pryroclastic flows are highly dangerous and will kill a person within seconds. It will destroy everything in it's path. It's very fast moving.
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