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EOSC - Downbursts & Gust Fronts

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Last updated: February 12, 2023
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First submittedFebruary 12, 2023
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downburst
cold air sinking
why
thunderstorms create
where ...
rain falls
due to ...
evaporative cooling
risks
invisible
 
hazard to aircraft
gust front
leading edge of cold horizontal winds
why
downburst hits ground
 
spreads out in straight lines
what is visible - 1
haboob
aka a ...
sandstorm
if ...
dry ground
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2
arc cloud
if ...
moist air
3
gustnado
risks
blow down trees
 
destroy weak structures
 
hazard to aircraft
only during ...
take off
 
landing
for safety
avoid week buildings
and ...
trees that might fall
 
train pilots
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