Comparisons are being made to the indie film Sharknado, but these are actual natural phenomena… where a tornado in the presence of a fire creates a swirling inferno!
Check them out in this video clip:
For a primer on the science behind these killer twisters, you might want to visit the NBC News web site to see one in action.
The NBC site also includes a short video clip featuring Firenado activity in a California wildfire. Verry interesting… but dangerous!