Tornadoes - photography
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Just before dissipating, the Manitou, OK, tornado of November 7, 2011, exposes its intense core circulation. The dissipation phase of a tornado's life cycle is often called "roping out," and this is one of the most visually impressive examples storm chasers have seen in recent years!

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