What is straight-line wind?
Straight-line wind is a term used to define any thunderstorm wind that is not associated with rotation, and is used mainly to differentiate from tornadic winds.

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1. What is a tornado?
2. When are tornadoes most likely?
3. Where do tornadoes occur?
4. How do tornadoes form?
5. What is straight-line wind?
6. What is a downburst?
7. How many tornadoes occur in the U.S. each year?