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What Is a Severe Thunderstorm?

Wind Gusts: Greater than 58 mph.

Hail: Equal to or larger than quarters. 1 inch in diameter.
A Thunderstorm which produces a tornado of any strength.
*Lots of lightning and heavy rain do not make a thunderstorm severe. It must have one or more of the characteristics listed above.*

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Updated: 09/21/2017 - There is the potential to see more potent storms as the Earth's oceans warm.

Updated: 09/22/2017 - Hurricane Maria lashed the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic on Thursday after leaving a path of destruction in Puerto Rico.

Updated: 09/20/2017 - September is often considered the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season. Recent hurricanes are leading people to ask, was it all expected?

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