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Downburst

A powerful downdraft often associated with an intense thunderstorm that strikes the ground and deflects in all directions. A downburst may produce damaging surface winds.

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Downdraft

A small-scale column of air that rapidly sinks toward the ground, usually accompanied by precipitation as in a shower or thunderstorm. A downburst is the result of a strong downdraft.

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