Examples of downpour in a Sentence
the downpour was so heavy that we were soaked by the time we got to the car
Recent Examples of downpour from the Web
The National Weather Service predicts a 60 percent chance of precipitation Sunday, some of which could be heavy downpours and thunderstorms.
SoCal's notorious downpours and flash floods were a menace.
And a healthy contingent of floats and marchers was caught in a downpour in the Portland Rose Festival event's early going Saturday.
Stretches, particularly the end of the second half, were played in a downpour: a miserably humid, wet afternoon an hour-and-a-half from home at Kean University.
Although showers are possible at any point, the window for downpours and potential damaging wind appears to be between about 2 and 8 pm.
Sayer has calculated that, since first planting the cover crop, his lemon orchard can absorb 2.5 million gallons more water in a downpour.
Don’t dismiss it as too thin for when foul weather hits, however—the waterproof, windproof shell kept us warm and dry during a run in a bracing downpour.
Swift used to close some of her early arena shows by standing in a downpour.
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Definition of downpour for English Language Learners
: a sudden heavy rain
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