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A downburst is created by an area of significantly rain-cooled air that, after reaching ground level, spreads out in all directions producing strong winds. Unlike winds in a tornado, winds in a downburst are directed outwards from the point where it hits land or water. Macrobursts are downbursts larger scales. Downbursts create vertical wind shear or microburst which is dangerous to aviation.

Macroburst article on Wikipedia

List of all casebook entries tagged "macroburst"

Pages in category "Macroburst"

The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total.