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What Does Scattered Thunderstorms Mean? Scattered thunderstorms are more numerous in nature and cover a larger area. Here, your chances of seeing thunderstorm activity are significantly higher. At any given time, between 30-50% of the forecast area is covered by storms.

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The forecast for the next 10 days says "Scattered Tstorms" with a high around 90 for all the days. So I'm just wondering, what does that mean? Will it be totally warm and sunny part of the day and then there will be a thunderstorm for an hour and then it will go back to sunny again? Someone please explain!!! Thanks, JULIE

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Mike Moss: The difference between different types, categories or descriptions of scattered and isolated thunderstorms is in the extent of weather forecast coverage and the associated likelihood ...

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They typically use "scattered thunderstorms" when they mean that over the area coverd by the forecast, any particular area will have about a 30-40% change of getting rain. (There are thunderstorms in some places in the forecast area, just not everywhere in the forecast area.) The term "isolated thunderstorms" is used when they mean 20-30% chance...

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Scattered thunderstorms are thunderstorms in the 30-40% chance category. They are generally weak, widespread short thunderstorms that turn on and off due to a storm system moving over the area.

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Yes, Most thunderstorms in chicago are severe unless they are scattered or isolated. wich means theyre short t-storms that are off and on due to a storm around the area or isolated wich is far ...

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Scattered thunderstorms mean at any one given time at least 30 to 50 per cent of the area could be affected by thunderstorms. On "scattered" thunderstorm days, the area will experience storms ...

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Scattered thunderstorms mean that they are spotty, not huge systems. So you might see one off in the distance or hear that it's raining in Epcot, but in the MK you are dry. Or vice versa. A PM thunderstorm means that around 3 pm the air gets so thick and humid you think you're gonna die, and then it rains for 15 minutes and cools things down.

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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. These descriptions refer to the coverage a thunderstorm has over a certain area.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/06/20/isolated-vs...

The meaning of the words isolated, scattered and widespread is a common source of confusion in weather forecasting. Let's clear the air.