A firetornado

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    Raw Video: 'Fire tornado' in Brazil

    Apparently spotted in Brazil. It's powerful to see it. Ive never heard of any such thing before this. It's amazing.
     
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    We had a few of those on film here in San Diego area a few years ago and about 4 years before that.
     
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    Just looks like a localized whirlwind to me, not a tornado. High temperatures near the surface cause the air to rise, and a lower temperature layer above them can sometimes cause the spin. It takes calm conditions to create and sustain them, and they are rarely dangerous.
     
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    Tell that to Dresden. Little difference in a tornado and a fire storm. Pappadave.
     

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