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Terms that relate to weather changing into dangerous or extreme conditions.

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tornado naming

Weather; Storms

The act of naming tornadoes so that they can be more efficiently forecast, tracked and reported. Unlike hurricanes, tornadoes don’t presently have names assigned them because they are usually short ...


Weather; Storms

A severe weather condition characterized by low temperatures, winds 35 mph or greater, and sufficient falling and/or blowing snow in the air to frequently reduce visibility to1/4 mile or less for a ...

Hurricane Katrina

Weather; Storms

Hurricane Katrina of the 2005 was the costliest natural disaster triggering one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the history of the United States. At least 1,836 people lost their lives in the ...

Tropical storm Fiona

Weather; Storms

formerly known as Invest 97L, is latest storm following Earl and Danielle, that has formed is the North Atlantic west of the Cape Verde Islands.

Hurricane Earl

Weather; Storms

Hurricane Earl is the second major hurricane of the 2010 Atlantic season. It's expected to sideswipe much of the East Coast just ahead of the U.S. Labor Day. The hurricane could force major ...

Hurricane Sandy

Weather; Storms

A late season tropical cyclone that threatened Jamaica, Cuba, Bahamas, Haiti and Florida, and grazed United States East Coast. The eighteenth tropical cyclone and eighteenth named storm of the 2012 ...

The Great Flood

Weather; Storms

A story told across cultures, and known by many as the story of Noah and the Ark. The whole world as submerged, whole species threatened, and leaving 2 of every creature (male and female), and most ...

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