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- noun A small scale, vertical
vortexof air associated with a thunderstormthat occurs at less than one kilometer from the ground and is between 2-20 kilometers in width.
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In 1989, a Hurricane Hunter aircraft was nearly destroyed by a mesovortex inside Hurricane Hugo.
Experts with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology say Olivia's eye wall contained a mesovortex, a tornado-like feature that has been observed in other tropical systems.
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