'Coalnado': Like a Sharknado, but at a coal mine with no sharks

CNET | 7/31/2019 | Amanda Kooser
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A coalnado is not to be confused with a Sharknado from the Syfy network.

And you thought it couldn't get weirder than a firenado.

Katherine - Thompson - Meteorologist - West - Virginia

Katherine Thompson, chief meteorologist for West Virginia station WVVA, shared a video this week showing a black hellmouth of a dust devil swirling around at a coal mine in Elkhorn.

"Though not a tornado and much weaker than one, it has earned the nickname 'coalnado' around the mine! Crazy," Thompson tweeted.

Sharknado - Movie - Series - Sorts - Weather

The Sharknado movie series has made it popular to label all sorts of weird weather phenomenon as a "whatever-nado." The coal mine event wasn't an actual tornado, but it was a very large whirlwind that picked up...
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