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What constitutes severe weather?

Published On: Jul 27 2011 12:18:57 PM EDT
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Severe weather is defined as any destructive storm that may contain any or all of the following: thunder, lightning, gusty winds, hail, snow, ice, or a tornado.

Such storms are created when there is a tremendous amount of instability in the atmosphere.

Severe weather can be anything from thunderstorms in the spring to snow storms in the winter, leaving destruction along their paths.


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