Scientists Find Causes of Firenado in...

Scientists Find Causes of Firenado in Deadly Carr Fire

Wednesday Dec 5 Read more: KTVN Reno

Atmospheric scientist Neil Lareau at the University of Nevada, Reno has authored a paper in the scientific journal Geophysical Research Letters documenting the rare firenado, finding a number of factors that combined at just the right time and place to catalyze the deadly fire. These observations may help forecasters and scientists identify – and potentially warn – for future destructive fire-generated vortices.

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