storm warning

noun

Definition of storm warning

1a : a display of storm signals
b : a notification (such as a radio report) that gives warning of an approaching storm
2 : a happening that warns of a difficult or involved state of affairs lying ahead the storm warnings he sees for educationSaturday Review the surest storm warning that something exciting was about to happen— John Mason Brown

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“Storm warning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/storm%20warning. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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