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synonyms for microburst

  • sudden downdraft
  • veering wind
  • wind shift
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How to use microburst in a sentence

The unstable air fueled intense but short-lived storm updrafts that quickly paved the way for torrential downpours, concentrated cloud-to-ground lightning and the microbursts.
D.C. BRACES FOR SECOND NIGHT OF STORMS AFTER DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKEJASON SAMENOW, JEFFREY HALVERSONAUGUST 5, 2022WASHINGTON POST
Supercell storms may also draw down momentum from the fast winds aloft to the ground, creating localized pockets of straight-line wind damage, or microbursts, as noted above.
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT ENDS AFTER DAMAGING TORNADO IN ANNAPOLISJASON SAMENOW, JEFFREY HALVERSON, MATTHEW CAPPUCCISEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO MICROBURST

  • microburst
  • sudden downdraft
  • veering wind
  • wind shift
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.