Presentation on theme: "Thunderstorms & Tornadoes Chapter 10 Meteorology 1010 Professor Bunds Utah Valley University."— Presentation transcript:
Thunderstorms & Tornadoes Chapter 10 Meteorology 1010 Professor Bunds Utah Valley University
Thunderstorm Types Air Mass –Occur within mT air –Uneven heating of the ground creates unstable air (therefore common in afternoon) –Usually isolated storms & usually do not produce strong winds, hail Severe –Involve uneven heating and lifting of warm air by front or mountains –Usually occur in bands or groups –Can produce strong winds, hail, tornadoes
Average Number of Days per Year with Thunderstorms Lots of air mass T-storms
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