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A fire whirl can reach up to 2,000 °F (1,090 °C) – hot enough to potentially reignite ashes sucked up from the ground. Often, fire whirls ...

How Fire Tornadoes Form (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel

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May 15, 2014 ... The inferno spun off smoke twisters, and a fire tornado formed. (Flickr/Mulling it ... Did you know wildfires can also create their own tornadoes?

Pictures: Fire "Tornado" Spotted—How Do They Form?

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Sep 22, 2012 ... A fire tornado blazes near Curtin Springs, Australia, in a still of a recently released video. Chris Tangey of Alice Springs Film and Television ...

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Sep 8, 2010 ... For more Discovery News, visit http://news.discovery.com/videos/#mkcpgn= ytdsc1 | Fire tornadoes are rare in nature, but when they do start ...

How Do "Firenadoes" Form? - The Vane - Gawker

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May 15, 2014 ... They are tornado-like swirls of smoke and fire that form in intense wildfires. Despite their popular name, firenadoes more similar to dust devils ...

California Wildfire Spreads, Forms Fire Tornadoes - Huffington Post

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Jun 18, 2016 ... (Reuters) - A wildfire fed by parched land and high winds spread in Southern California on Saturday, prompting hundreds of people to ...

Would You Like to Supercell That Tornado? - How Fire Tornadoes ...

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Fire tornadoes occur when heat, ash and fire get swept up in a spinning mass ... and nonsupercell -- based on how they form and how much damage they inflict.

What is a fire tornado? - Telegraph

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Aug 26, 2010 ... Most large fire tornadoes are formed when wildfire converges with a warm updraft of air, and a wildfires can contain a number of fire whirls of ...

Video: Rare fire tornado caught on film - Telegraph

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Aug 25, 2010 ... Fire tornados, also known colloquially as fire devils, happen when a fire acquires a vertical rotating ... Water column forms over Lake Michigan.

'Fire tornadoes' form in California amid huge wildfires - Telegraph

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Dec 26, 2015 ... Wildfires have devastated swathes of southern California, burning around 1,200 acres of land and creating "fire tornadoes". Tunnels of flames ...

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Whirling Flames: How Fire Tornadoes Work - Live Science

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May 16, 2014 ... A fire tornado isn't really a tornado at all. A true tornado is formed when three key elements collide: warm, moist air close to the ground; ...

How does a fire tornado form? | Reference.com

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Fire tornadoes form when combustible gases ignite in windy conditions. According to the Mother Nature Network, most fire tornadoes spawn from wildfires.

How Fire Tornadoes Work | HowStuffWorks

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So why haven't we heard more about fire tornadoes? It's not because they're uncommon, but because they form in situations most of us try to avoid.