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What Is A Microburst?
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What Is A Microburst?
While microbursts typically last only seconds, this bizarre weather formation can be deadly. They are extremely powerful downdrafts that can strike with little to no warning and cause damage comparable to tornadoes.

In the past this phenomenon has destroyed structures and knocked aircraft out of the sky.

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Posted by nova on July 6, 2011
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