Video: Dust devil in Brooklyn

Video: Dust devil in Brooklyn

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(Screen grab from YouTube video posted by Michael Gambale) (Screen grab from YouTube video posted by Michael Gambale)
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

What looked almost like a mini-tornado startled people in Brooklyn when the phenomenon known as a "dust devil" suddenly formed on a baseball field.

Michael Gambale posted the video to YouTube (warning: explicit language in video).

It happened at McCarren Park on Sunday.

The National Weather Service describes a dust devil as "A small, rapidly rotating wind that is made visible by the dust, dirt or debris it picks up. Also called a whirlwind, it develops best on clear, dry, hot afternoons".

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