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Lightning is an electrical discharge that occurs in a thunderstorm. It can be seen in the form of a bright streak (or bolt) from the ...

Severe Weather 101: Thunderstorm Types


Descriptions of various types of severe thunderstorms, from the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory.

Types of Thunderstorms: single cell, multicell clusters, multicell lines ...


Jul 23, 1997 ... Types of Thunderstorms. single cell, multicell clusters, multicell lines and supercells. The array of thunderstorms within the spectrum reflects our ...

Types of Thunderstorms | State Climate Office of North Carolina


There are three general types of thunderstorms: Single Cell (air mass). These develop in weak wind shear summer atmospheres. They typically do not tend to ...

Types of thunderstorms | UCAR Center for Science Education


There are three main types of thunderstorms: orographic, air mass, and frontal. Orographic thunderstorms are caused by air that is forced up by a mountain or ...

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Nov 25, 2013 ... Learn all about thunderstorms in this short video from Duane Friend, an Environmental and Energy Stewardship Educator with University of ...

What are the different types of thunderstorms? | The Why Files


Jun 14, 2010 ... Thunderstorms can be classified by severity or structure. For example, the National Weather Service defines a severe thunderstorm as one that ...

Types of Thunderstorms


Types of Thunderstorms. Not all thunderstorms can be classified neatly into one of these types. This listing is ordered from most common and least severe to ...



Explains the difference between four different types of thunderstorms, with pictures and graphics.

Wx4cast: Types of thunderstorms


May 29, 2011 ... In this segment, I will go into a little more detail on a subject that is on everyone's minds lately... thunderstorms. There are four main types of ...

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NWS JetStream - Types of Thunderstorms


As the name implies, there is only one cell with this type of thunderstorm. Also called a "pulse" thunderstorm, the ordinary cell consist of a one time updraft and ...

Thunderstorm Classification | Climate Education Modules for K-12


May 21, 2012 ... A better knowledge of the various types of thunderstorms can help farmers distinguish between severe and non-severe thunderstorms and the ...

Thunderstorm Types


Jun 29, 1998 ... There is actually a continuous spectrum of thunderstorm types, but there are four broad categories of storms that will be discussed single cell ...