ThunderStorms

By Jack D.

Where?

Thunderstorms can happen any where in the world. But, they usually happen in: wet, humid, and damp places. Areas near the equator mostly. For example, a Jungle is usually: wet, damp, and humid.


When?

Thunderstorms can occur year-round anywhere at any time around the world. More than 1,800 thunderstorms happen every day. That's 657,000 thunderstorms a year! Thunderstorms mostly occur in the spring and summer.


What Happens?

What happens during a thunderstorm: High winds, Heavy rain, Sometimes snow, Sometimes sleet, Sometimes hail, thunder, lighting, or no precipitation.


Why?

To make a thunderstorm are moisture, unstable air and lift. You need moisture to form clouds and rain. You need unstable air that is relatively warm and can rise rapidly.



Who?

Everyone is effected by a thunderstorm. If you are driving through a thunderstorm it could hail and it could break your windshield, You could get struck by lighting, There could be sleet on the ground while your driving and your car could slide on the ground and you could crash. This is why everyone is effected by thunderstorms.


How?

Like I said people driving can be effected by how bad the road is or hail, people outside can get struck by lightning, sports games can be canceled by the rain, hail, snow, or lightning. That is how people are effected.


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