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"Isolated thunderstorms" means that indicators predict only one line of storms affecting 10 to 20 percent of the area, according to Aerostorms. Isolated thunderstorms have nothing to do with the intensity of the storm.

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Scattered thunderstorms cover a large area and are likely to include several storm rounds. Storm chaser Adam Lucio explains that "scattered" and "isolated" descriptors have no bearing on a thunderstorm's actual intensity...

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According to USA TODAY, the difference between isolated and scattered thunderstorms is determined by the probability of precipitation. If the chance of precipitation is less than 30 percent, then the National Weather Ser...

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"Scattered thunderstorms" means that at any given moment, 30 to 50 percent of a particular area could experience an active storm, according to Aerostorms. This term deals with coverage, not intensity.

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Since 1886, the first year that data is available, 41 storms classified as hurricanes have passed within 75 miles of the Houston/Galveston county warning area as of 2014. According to climatecentral.org, a hurricane stre...

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Thunderstorms, hail storms, ice storms, tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, tropical storms, dust devils and squalls are types of storms known to cause serious damage. Geomagnetic solar storms are disruptions in the Earth'...

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Tropical storms originating in the Atlantic Ocean are called hurricanes while the same storms originating in the Pacific are called typhoons. Both storms are associated with winds that move in a circular vortex pattern. ...

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