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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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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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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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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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T-storms are thunderstorms abbreviated. Scattered means that thunderstorms means that between 30 and 50 percent of an area will be impacted by thunderstorms

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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.

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The difference between scattered and isolated is in the extent of coverage and the associated likelihood, or probability, of measurable precipitation associated with the storms.

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

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Answer 1 of 10: Hi everyone The forecast for my arrival (April 3) and for the next 5 days is scattered thunderstorms....I also saw isolated thunderstorms one day which I'm assuming means less likely than scattered. Historically, does scattered mean the sun...