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FCFootball Club
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FCFibre Channel
FCFiber Cable
FCFan Club
FCForlì-Cesena (Italian province)
FCFirst Class
FCForecast
FCFull Color (publishing)
FCFouls Committed (soccer)
FCFingers Crossed
FCFirst Contact
FCForeign Currency
FCFull Coverage
FCFemale Condom
FCForeclosure (also seen as FCL)
FCFree Church
FCFuel Consumption
FCFielder's Choice (baseball)
FCFulton County (various locations)
FCFat Cat
FCFull Circle
FCForward Control (vehicle feature)
FCFlip Chip
FCFedora Core (Linux distribution)
FCFiber-Optic Connector
FCFalls Church (Virginia, USA)
FCFlorida College (Temple Terrace, FL)
FCFoot Candle
FCFinance Committee
FCFamily Computer
FCForestry Commission
FCFidel Castro (president of Cuba)
FCFixed Cost
FCFire Control
FCForeign Country (IRB)
FCFlow Cytometry
FCFurther Confusion (anthropomorphic convention)
FCFacilitated Communication
FCFoster City (California)
FCForce Close (software)
FCFeed Conversion
FCFish Camp (Texas A&M University)
FCFunctional Class (various organizations)
FCFamicom (game console)
FCFortran Compiler
FCFamily Circle (magazine)
FCFullerton College (California)
FCField Coordinator (various organizations)
FCFaraday Cage
FCFinancial Consultant
FCFlow Chart
FCFashion Corner (various locations)
FCFast Cash
FCFlood Control
FCFlight Computer
FCField Controller
FCFunction Code
FCFriendship Circle
FCFlux Capacitor
FCFarCry (game)
FCFeature Code
FCFluorocarbon
FCFont Change
FCFinancial Center
FCFecal Coliform
FCFunnel Cloud (METAR weather)
FCFencing Club
FCFlight Control
FCFinancial Controller
FCFull Code (health care)
FCFuture City
FCFerry Corsten (Netherlands DJ/roducer)
FCFinancial Company
FCFan Coil
FCFeedback Control (ATMF)
FCFifty-Cent
FCFeedback Control
FCFlight Crew
FCFather Christmas
FCFrontier Corps (Pakistan)
FCFunctional Capacity
FCFlight-Critical
FCFile Code
FCFrequency Converter
FCFat Chance
FCFrame Control
FCFine Condition (used books/collectibles)
FCFire Command
FCForce Commander (game)
FCFamily Channel (ABC/Disney)
FCFully-Comply
FCFree Concentration
FCFebrile Convulsion (neurology)
FCFaculty Center
FCForeign Corporation
FCFree Cholesterol
FCFish Commission
FCFull Context (decompressor state)
FCFighter Control
FCFlag Carrier (used in Capture the Flag game)
FCFinancial Cryptography and Data Security
FCFilm Coated (medications)
FCFall City (Washington)
FCFan Cooled
FCFrecuencia Cardiaca (Spanish: Heart Rate)
FCFlip-Chart
FCFuel Cycle
FCFleet Commander (science fiction)
FCFlotilla Commander
FCFair Catch (football)
FCFull Combo (Dance Dance Revolution)
FCFat Controller (Railway Series books)
FCFutball Club (soccer)
FCFibercore (wire rope)
FCFighter Command
FCFully Connected
FCFailure Code
FCField Change
FCFirecrotch
FCFailure Count
FCFellow Craft (masonry)
FCFunctional Component
FCField Command
FCCivic Forum (Central African Republic)
FCFlight Commander
FCFront Cross
FCFusion Center
FCFuture Capabilities
FCFederal Criteria (Federal Information Processing Standards)
FCFederal Criteria (NIST)
FCFront Crawl (swimming)
FCFacility Code (Sprint)
FCFoster Care Children
FCFacility Code
FCFail Close
FCFinal Candidate (stage after beta stage of software development process)
FCFuture Crew
FCFaraday Cup
FCFragment Crystallizable
FCFinancial Cooperation
FCFormocresol
FCFluid Coupling
FCFinance Code
FCFranklin Central (High School)
FCFerrule Connector (optical connector type)
FCFull Certification
FCFerrum College (Ferrum, VA)
FCFuori Campo (Italian: Out of Field)
FCFuture Consumption (food and beverage industries)
FCFelician College
FCFunctional Code
FCFeeling Close
FCForward Checking (Search algorithms)
FCField Champ (dog field trial winner)
FCFinanceConnect
FCField Craft
FCFuture Century (G-Gundam)
FCBrothers of Charity (religious order)
FCFinance Corps
FCFrequency Calibration
FCFraction Calculator
FCFailure Cost(s)
FCFlame-Cut (technical drawings)
FCFurnace Container
FCFacilities Contract
FCForward Curved (centrifugal fan blades orientation)
FCFuracin
FCFunctional Chief
FCField Circular
FCFirst Cymru (travel company, Wales, UK)
FCFacility Clearance
FCFresh Condition
FCFinnish Chemicals (Kemira affiliated company, Finland)
FCFlight Clearance
FCFoaming Capacity
FCFlight Cycle (aviation)
FCFantasy Congress (game)
FCFeasibility Condition
FCFractocumulus (cloud formation)
FCFinance Command
FCForces Citoyennes (French: Citizen Forces, Morocco)
FCFlight Chart
FCFinecorsa (Electrical Limit Switch)
FCForage Chopper
FCFace of Curb
FCFishermen's Cooperative (Philippines)
FCFinishing Complete (S&S Furniture)
FCFixed Coverage
FCFund/Function(al) Code
FCFoam Chamber
FCFrederic Chiu (classical pianist)
FCFunctional Chain
FCFuel Configuration
FCFault Collection
FCFibre Carrier
FCFielding Command
FCFast Capacitor
FCFriendly Capability
FCForeground Channel
FCFundación del Centavo (The Penny Foundation; Guatemala)
FC(USN Rating) Fire Controlman
FCFocused Crawler/Crawling
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Made of droplets of condensed water and air, the funnel cloud is different from a tornado because the rotating air does not make it to the ground.
The funnel cloud appears to have extended several thousand feet into low-level clouds.
If the rotating column of air does not reach the ground it is a funnel cloud. At the point a funnel cloud reaches the earth's surface it becomes a tornado, or if it reaches a body of water it becomes a waterspout.
When a funnel cloud touches the ground, it becomes a tornado, according to the glossary of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administation.
That is how storm chasers feel when they spot a funnel cloud. Storm chasers devote their lives to the study of thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes.
The AMS defines a tornado as "a rotating column of air, in contact with the surface, pendant from a cumuliform cloud, and often visible as a funnel cloud and/or circulating debris/dust at the ground" (AMS 2015), and the NWS defines it as "a violently rotating column of air, usually pendant to a cumulonimbus, with circulation reaching the ground.
Miss Pulley, aged 37, said they were all enjoying a normal walk when darkness descended and a menacing funnel cloud appeared.
CONDITIONS are perfect for tornadoes to form in the skies above Coventry and Warwickshire after this footage of a funnel cloud was filmed in the area.
TWISTER MENACING Alana Richardson snapped picture of funnel cloud in Bonnyrigg
Also in Virginia, a funnel cloud left a 10-mile path of destruction in Appomattox County, where one man was killed.
history; the longest, strongest "volcanic twilights" in perhaps about 70 years; my closest funnel cloud; my longest-lasting sunsets, earthshadows, and Belts of Venus; my strongest airglow bands; my closest, farthest, and longest-after-sunset rainbows.
He added: "It could have been a funnel cloud – the beginning of a tornado.