- 1 Here are the counties in the Severe Thunderstorm Watch.
- 2 Here are the details from the Storm Prediction Center
- 3 How strong is a severe thunderstorm ?
- 4 What are the 4 types of thunderstorms ?
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for 80 mph winds, a tornado, 2-inch hail
The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until midnight for much of southwest and south-central Lower Michigan.
Here are the counties in the Severe Thunderstorm Watch.
The watch does not officially cover Kent County and Grand Rapids. It also doesn’t cover Ann Arbor and Detroit.
Here are the details from the Storm Prediction Center
“The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Northern Indiana, Southwest Lower Michigan, Northwest Ohio and Lake Michigan
Excessive heat watch issued for parts of Georgia Wednesday
ATLANTA — Severe storms have started popping up across parts of North Georgia.
A severe thunderstorm watch issued for much of north Georgia has since lifted for most of the metro Atlanta area. Some areas to our south are still under the watch.
Temperatures are expected to be back into the mid 90s Tuesday with heat index values from 105-110 degrees.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for parts of the Miami Valley
Live Doppler 13 Weather Blogs : Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect
What are the warning signs of a severe thunderstorm ?
Large, puffy cumulus clouds. Darkening sky and clouds. Abrupt changes in wind direction. Sudden drop in temperature.
How strong is a severe thunderstorm ?
Severe thunderstorms are officially defined as storms that are capable of producing hail that is an inch or larger or wind gusts over 58 mph. Hail this size can damage property such as plants, roofs and vehicles. Wind this strong is able to break off large branches, knock over trees or cause structural damage to trees.
What do you do during a severe thunderstorm ?
If caught outside, take shelter in a sturdy enclosed building or hard top automobile immediately. Avoid open spaces, isolated objects, high ground and metallic objects. Get out of boats and away from bodies of water. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to the storm to be struck by lightning.
What are 3 hazards of a severe thunderstorm ?
Severe thunderstorms contain multiple dangers that can threaten safety and personal property in any part of the country and at any time of the year including flooding, lightning and lightning induced wildfires, tornadoes, wind and hail.
What is the 30 30 Rule of lightning ?
Don’t forget the 30-30 rule. After you see lightning, start counting to 30. If you hear thunder before you reach 30, go indoors. Suspend activities for at least 30 minutes after the last clap of thunder.
What are the 4 types of thunderstorms ?
Although thunderstorms can vary in size and shape, we can classify them into four main groups: single cell, multi-cell clusters, multi-cell lines, and supercells.
What was the deadliest thunderstorm ?
DES MOINES, Iowa — The derecho storm in Iowa from this summer is the most expensive thunderstorm disaster in U.S. history. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is estimating total damage valued at $7.5 billion.18-Oct-2020