Wind Vortex Flame Wrap

  • A char pattern that is created by the passage of wind around the trunk of a tree or pole-like object that creates vortices on the lee side and an area of stability. The area of stability allows the heat and char pattern to rise higher on the lee side of the object. Generally, the stronger the wind, the higher the wind vortex flame wrap will be. While this is not a fire pattern indicator, it is a general indication of the direction of the wind at the time the pattern was created.
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