Can You Have Thunder without Lightning?

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It is impossible to have thunder without lightning since thunder is a direct product of lightning. The two occur simultaneously although you may not hear the thunder when the lightning strikes too far.
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It is mistakenly believed that lightning can occur w/o thunder because the sound
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most likely there is lighting from a further away storm and that's why the thunder occurs other wise i don't know.
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Thunderstorms develop when warm, moist air rises to join cold air high in the atmosphere. When the humid air rises and meets the cold air, large clouds form. When the clouds become
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I'm not a meteorologist, but thunder and lightning are possible in the winter when you get rapid convection. I've seen this happen over water. You can then get hail and 'thundersnow
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No you can not have thunder without lightning. Lightning is a stream of charged particles called plasma. This is like having a stream of the material that makes up the sun, super heating the air. The super heated air rushes out of the aria of the plasma stream faster than the speed of sound, causing a sonic boom. We call the sonic boom thunder.
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