Examples of thunderstorm in a Sentence
There are thunderstorms in the forecast.
The weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning.
Recent Examples of thunderstorm from the Web
The launch window was long, from 9:50 a.m. EDT to 2:55 p.m., but the probability of favorable conditions was only 50 percent as thick clouds and thunderstorms approach Space Coast ahead of Hurricane Irma.
Expect mild 70s to near 80 degrees with high humidity, lots of clouds, some hazy sun and the chance for a few showers or a thunderstorm (especially in the afternoon).
Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center says a 16th storm might be brewing: An area of low pressure, related to showers and thunderstorms, has a 40 percent chance of gathering the 39 mph winds needed to earn a name this week.
Monday brings the possibility of showers and thunderstorms.
This is followed by scenes of fire, thunderstorms, and the proverbial lion and the deer.
Friday: Mostly cloudy, humid, chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
If there’s a bad thunderstorm on the horizon, the site might see twice that many views as folks try to check in and get weather updates.
There's a 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday, with another quarter of an inch of rain possible, and a 90% chance Friday night, with another half-inch of rain possible.
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