A severe thunderstorm warning (SAME code: SVR) is an alert issued when
trained storm spotters or a Doppler weather radar indicate that a thunderstorm is
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Structural wind damage may imply the occurrence of a severe thunderstorm. A
thunderstorm wind equal to or greater than 40 mph (35 knots or ~64 km/h) and/or
Although all thunderstorms produce lightning, that is a danger itself, not all of
them are "severe" or likely to produce damage. In Australia, Severe
Source: USA TODAY research by Chad Palmer, graphic by John Herne. Wind,
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A severe thunderstorm watch is issued by the National Weather Service when the
... About 10 percent of thunderstorms are classified as severe—one that ...
are classified as severe. What are severe thunderstorms, and what causes them?
... example, a severe thunderstorm watch means that a severe thunder-.
What is a severe thunderstorm? A thunderstorm is classified as “severe” when it
contains one or more of the following: hail one inch or greater, winds gusting in ...
Apr 27, 2016 ... "A watch is issued when conditions are favorable, for example, either for a severe
thunderstorm or tornadoes," AccuWeather.com Senior ...