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  1. Is there a specific time of day that a thunderstorm is most likely to occur?

    A thunderstorm is formed when a combination of moisture and warm air rise in ...

    JacobAdmin - 08/17/2012 - 11:19

  2. Our Wet Wide World (GPM Overview)

    Our Wet Wide World (GPM Overview) Primary Topic:  Water Cycle Subtopics:  Water & Life , Weather and Climate , Satellites , Societal Applications Type:  ...

    JacobAdmin - 04/29/2014 - 14:27

  3. What determines the rate and size of falling rain?

    ... drops tend to result from the vigorous updrafts within a thunderstorm and fall faster than smaller drops. Mist or drizzle produce ...

    JacobAdmin - 08/17/2012 - 11:15

  4. How does hail form?

    Hail forms when thunderstorm updrafts are strong enough to carry water droplets well above ...

    JacobAdmin - 08/17/2012 - 11:19

  5. What is a Hurricane, Typhoon, or Tropical Cyclone?

    What is a Hurricane, Typhoon, or Tropical Cyclone? Primary Topic:  Weather and Climate Subtopics:  Weather , Tropical Cyclones Type:  Article Audience:...

    JacobAdmin - 09/07/2012 - 17:06

  6. What are clouds made of? Are they more likely to form in polluted air or in pristine air?

    ... clouds (cirrus) are made of tiny ice particles. Deep thunderstorm clouds which can reach up to 20 km in height contain both ...

    JacobAdmin - 08/17/2012 - 11:18