NOVA

As Megafires Have Become More Common, So Have Fire Tornadoes

Clip: Season 46 Episode 8 | 2m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Northern California’s Carr Fire spawned a deadly fire tornado with incredibly powerful winds. But what caused its flames to start spinning?

Aired: 05/08/19

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

National corporate funding for NOVA is provided by Draper. Major funding for NOVA is provided by the David H. Koch Fund for Science, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS …

Sponsored By:

NOVA Labs

Interactive

NOVA Labs

NOVA Labs is a free digital platform that engages teens and lifelong learners in games and interactives that foster authentic scientific exploration. Participants take part in real-world investigations by visualizing, analyzing, and playing with the same data that scientists use.

Play