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tornado and waterspout tornado wall cloud funnel cloud debris waterspout

tornado click to hear

Swirling column of air that extends from the ground to the base of a cumulonimbus; it produces violent winds that can reach 300 mph.

wall cloud click to hear

Ring-shaped cloud mass, usually the first sign that a tornado is imminent.

funnel cloud click to hear

Cloud that extends from another cloud’s base and reaches the ground; extremely high winds whirl around it.

debris click to hear

Cloud of dust and debris swept up from the ground.

waterspout click to hear

Tornado that occurs over the sea and is not as violent as a tornado on land.