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Thunderstorm - Wikipedia


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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 - Windows to the Universe


There are two main types of thunderstorms: ordinary and severe. Ordinary thunderstorms are the common summer storm. Ordinary thunderstorms last about one ...

- Types of thunderstorms


Jul 9, 2005 ... Thunderstorms can consist of just one ordinary cell that transitions through its life cycle and dissipates without additional new cell formation.