#WxGeekSpeak: Dry Thunderstorms

The blog introduces you to a technical term from the American Meteorology Society’s “Glossary of Meteorology”. Welcome to #WxGeekSpeak!

When is a thunderstorm not really a thunderstorm? When it produces lightning, but no rainfall. Click the video above to learn how dry thunderstorms develop & why it exponentially increases the wildfire danger.

Full definition of Dry Thunderstorm:

A vertical exchange of air without precipitation at the ground.


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