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Storms

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

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supercell

Weather; Storms

This is a kind of thunderstorm that is characterized by the existence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently spinning updraft. For this basis, these storms are sometimes referred to as revolving ...

supercell

Weather; Storms

Also known as a 'rotating thunderstorm', it is a least-common-occurring thunderstorm with a mesocyclone and a continuous, persistent rotating updraft that can stretch to more than 32 kilometers in ...

thundersnow

Weather; Storms

Also known as a winter thunder storm or thunder snowstorm, these are thunderstorms which have snow instead of rain as its form of precipitation.

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