noun (plural gustnadoes or gustnados)
A strong whirlwind at the leading edge of a storm front or squall line.
- I did sell some nice video of the gustnado and hail at the farmer's house to The Weather Channel.
- The gustnado typically forms along the leading edge of a thunderstorm outflow boundary called a gust front.
- As we raced westward to intercept, we came across a gust front with a number of gustnados.
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