A storm is the result of the air that upraises
rapidly and takes with it an abundant amount of
moisture. Storms are created when a center of low
pressure develops with a system of high pressure
surrounding it. This combination of opposing
forces can create winds and result in the
formation of storm clouds.
A storm may be marked by strong wind, hail,
thunder and/or lightning (a thunderstorm), heavy
precipitation (snowstorm, rainstorm), heavy
freezing rain (ice storm), strong winds (tropical
cyclone, windstorm), or wind transporting some
substance through the atmosphere as in a dust
storm, blizzard, sandstorm, etc. Storms generally
lead to negative impacts to lives and property.
The storms called Frontal Storms, are just one
way in which air is pulled up into the atmosphere.
A front is a boundary between warm air (to the
South), and cold air (to the North). There are
also tropical storms, which have very low pressure
and wind rotation, and they usually develop in the
tropics. Actually a tropical storm is classified
in the same way as a hurricane. The wind speed is
a determining factor; wind speeds within a
tropical storm must be between 39 and 73 miles per
hour (or 63 to 118 kilometers per hour).
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