A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, lightning storm, or thundershower, is a storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect ...
Basic information about severe thunderstorms, from the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory.
All thunderstorms are dangerous. Every thunderstorm produces lightning. While lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning continues to ...
In this educational animated movie about Science learn about clouds, storms, rain, disasters, and weather.
View weather map showing the latest forecast for thunderstorms in the US.
The action of warm air rising and cold air sinking (convection) plays a key role in the formation of severe thunderstorms. If the warm surface air is forced to rise, ...
The air mass thunderstorm is a common and usually non-severe phenomenon that forms away from frontal systems or other synoptic-scale disturbances.
Some places in the United States have more thunderstorms that other areas. What is the average number of thunderstorm days in your state?