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Difference between a Dust Storm and a Tornado

  1. May 11, 2007 #1
    If a tornado is identified as a violent column of air, then what is the difference between a tornado and a dust storm (or I should be saying a dust twister)?
     
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  3. May 11, 2007 #2

    matthyaouw

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  4. May 21, 2007 #3
    A (dust twister)? is really a whirlwind or here in the Southwest a dust devil.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dust_devil
     
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