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Flammagenitus

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Category: Weather Weather
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Tag(s) Cloud Formations

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Flammagenitus form due to the heat from wildfires. This cloud type is also often referred to as Pyrocumulus.

Flammagenitus clouds above the Fort McMurray Canada wildfire. Source:wikicommons (Mark Robinson), 2016

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