A severe thunderstorm warning (SAME code: SVR) is issued when trained storm
spotters or a Doppler weather radar indicate that a thunderstorm is producing or ...
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Basic information about severe thunderstorms, from the NOAA National Severe
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Definition: A thunderstorm
capable of producing one or more of these conditions:
A funnel cloud or tornado.
often develop ahead of cold fronts, an area where warm and cool air strongly oppose. Vigorous rising occurs at this opposition point and pr... More »
Source: USA TODAY research by Chad Palmer, graphic by John Herne. Wind,
hail, tornadoes define severe thunderstorms. The National Weather Service ...
AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. METEOROLOGIST JEFF HABY. There are
three ingredients that must be present for a thunderstorm to occur. They are ...
If a storm that meets these criteria are possible for an area, the Storm Prediction
Center will issue a severe thunderstorm watch or a tornado watch. If a storm with
Severe thunderstorms can strike Central New York at any time of the year, but are
most common in May through August. Typically, most severe thunderstorms in ...
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