Kevin Tory
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Kevin Tory is a Senior Research Scientist with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology & Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre. His research interests include tropical cyclones, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and recently fire weather. His current research on pyrocumulonimbus fuses his passion for fire weather and thunderstorms.

Predicting fire thunderstorms

Fire thunderstorms are thunderstorms that develop in bushfire plumes. Their formation has much in common with conventional thunderstorms: both require warm humid air to be lifted into an unstable layer above. A sufficiently large fire can provide this lift and…

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