Dangers of Thunderstorms
Includes: lightning, floods, hail,
winds and tornadoes.
Types of Thunderstorms
Single cells, multicell clusters, multicell lines (squall
lines) and supercells.
Components of Thunderstorms
Updrafts and downdrafts, outflow phenomena, wall clouds and
the effects of wind shear on thunderstorm development.
Tornadoes, cyclic storms and low-level flow fields associated
with tornadic thunderstorms.
Supercells, squall lines, and other phenomena recreated
inside computers for the benefit of forecasting and understanding.
Those who contributed to the development of this module.