Word of the Day – Nov. 3 – Microburst

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Microburst  (MY-kroh-burst)

Definition: A violent short-lived localized downdraft that creates extreme wind shears at low altitudes and is usually associated with thunderstorms.

Example sentence: A microburst hit the city early in the morning, causing downed trees and power lines, closing the schools and making many streets nearly impassable.

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