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Can you name the storms when given their descriptions? *(FRO= Forced Random Order and not every type of storm is listed).

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A localized, violently destructive windstorm occurring over land and characterized by a long, funnel shaped cloud extending toward the ground.
A funnel shaped or tubular portion of a cloud over the ocean or other body of water that, laden with mist and spray, resembles a solid column of water reaching upward to a cloud.
A tropical cyclone of less than hurricane force.
A heavy and prolonged snowstorm covering a wide area.
An unusually large sea wave produced by a seaquake or undersea volcanic eruption.
A series of vibrations induced in the earth's crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating.
A large scale, atmospheric wind and pressure system characterized by low pressure at its center and by circular wind motion travelling clockwise or counterclockwise.
A great flowing or overflowing of water, especially over land not usually submerged.
A large mass of snow and/or ice detached from a mountain slope and sliding or falling suddenly downward.
A transient storm of lightning and thunder, usually with rain and gusty winds, sometimes with hail or snow, produced by cumulonimbus clouds.
A violent, tropical, cyclonic storm having wind speeds of or in excess of 72 miles per hour.

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Created Dec 20, 2016ReportNominate
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