Today's Weather 101 breaks down how a downburst develops and why it's so damaging. The video also looks at why this is so dangerous for pilots.
Watch "Weather 101: Downburst" in the player below:
After watching the video you should be able to answer: 1. What direction does a downburst wind flow? 2. Why would a downburst be so dangerous if you are in an airplane? 3. What is a microburst? 4. How big is a macroburst?
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