Severe Weather

Science / Weather / Severe Weather: Generally, any destructive weather event, but usually applies to localized storms, such as blizzards, intense thunderstorms, or tornadoes.

Other Words for Severe

Severe Verb Synonyms: strict, harsh, rigorous, austere, hard, stony, stony-hearted, hard-hearted, flinty, inexorable, iron-handed, oppressive, unbending, rigid, uncompromising, relentless, unyielding, obdurate, pitiless, punitive, merciless, unsympathetic, unfeeling, cruel, br
Severe Adjective Synonyms: stern, forbidding, dour, glowering, grave, grim, stiff, strait-laced, serious, unsmiling, sober, cold, frigid, aloof, austere

Other Words for Weather

Weather Adjective Synonyms: (meteorological) condition(s), climate

National Weather Service (NWS)

Science / Weather / National Weather Service (NWS): A primary branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it is responsible for all aspects of observing and forecasting atmospheric conditions and their consequences, including severe MORE

Weather Surveillance Radar (WSR-88D)

Science / Weather / Weather Surveillance Radar (WSR-88D): The newest generation of Doppler radars, the 1988 Doppler weather radar. The radar units, with help from a set of computers, show very detailed images of precipitation and other phenomena, including a MORE

Weather Resistance

Life Style / Painting / Weather Resistance: The ability of a coating to retain its appearance and integrity in the face of various weather conditions. MORE

Weather Derivative

Business / Taxes / Weather Derivative: A weather derivative is a futures contract — or options on that futures contract — where the underlying commodity is a weather index. These derivatives work much the same way that interest-rate or MORE


Science / Weather / Weather: The state of the atmosphere at a specific time and with respect to its effect on life and human activities. It is the short term variations of the atmosphere, as opposed to the long term, or climatic, MORE

Weather Radar

Technology / Radar / Weather Radar: Weather radar is used as an aid to weather forecasting. MORE