Check out the showreel for RayFire, a plugin for 3ds Max.
3ds Max Particle Flow Tutorial - Barn Tornado
Pete Draper has made an 11-part tutorial on creating a tornado using Particle Flow in 3ds Max.
Digital Frontier's Alembic for 3ds Max
Digital Frontier add interoperability for Maya and 3ds Max with their free plug-in for exporting in Alembic format.
Phoenix FD 2.0
Chaos Group have released Phoenix FD 2.0, the latest iteration for their fluid simulation plug-in.