PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s severe weather awareness week, and Monday’s focus is tornadoes.
One amazing weather phenomena is a fire tornado!
But it’s not exactly a tornado, a fire tornado, or “firenado,” has much more in common with dust devils or whirlwinds than a true tornado.
They’re sparked by a fire and are often made up of flame or ash.
A firefighter in Alabama captured a picture of a “firenado” during a woods fire on April 20th.
CLICK HERE to learn more about Severe Weather Week.