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Thunderstorm - Wikipedia


A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, lightning storm, or thundershower, is a storm .... All thunderstorms, regardless of type, go through three stages: the developing stage, the mature...

Life Cycle of a Thunderstorm | State Climate Office of North Carolina


Many thunderstorms undergo a three-stage life cycle: Cumulus Stage (a). Warm, moist air rises in a buoyant plume or in a series of convective updrafts. As this ...

Life Cycle of a Thunderstorm | Climate Education Modules for K-12


Aug 9, 2013 ... A basic thunderstorm (single cell) goes through three phases during its lifetime: cumulus, mature, and dissipating. This can last between 30 ...

Thunderstorm Formation - Windows to the Universe


May 27, 2010 ... Most thunderstorms form by a cycle that has three stages: the cumulus stage, mature stage, and dissipating stage. Cumulus Stage The sun ...



Stages in the Development of a Thunderstorm. During the cumulus stage, strong updrafts act to build the storm. The mature stage is marked by heavy ...

How Thunderstorms Form | UCAR Center for Science Education


Most thunderstorms form with three stages: the cumulus stage when storm clouds form, the mature stage when the storm is fully formed, and then the dissipating ...

Thunderstorm Life Cycle


Jun 29, 1998 ... All thunderstorms, whether or not they become severe, progress through a life cycle which may be divided into three main stages.

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Apr 6, 2009 ... video made for prof gough about thunderstorms, enjoy by Peter S.

Severe Weather 101: Thunderstorm Basics


The Thunderstorm Life Cycle: Thunderstorms have three stages in their life cycle: The developing stage, the mature stage, and the dissipating stage.

Thunderstorm Formation and Aviation Hazards - National Weather ...


Jul 1, 2011 ... 3. Three Stages of Thunderstorms. Towering Cumulus Stage: This is the stage of a thunderstorm once convection has begun and a cloud is ...