::Severe weather


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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} Severe weather refers to any dangerous meteorological phenomena with the potential to cause damage, serious social disruption, or loss of human life.<ref name="WMO">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Types of severe weather phenomena vary, depending on the latitude, altitude, topography, and atmospheric conditions. High winds, hail, excessive precipitation, and wildfires are forms and effects of severe weather, as are thunderstorms, downbursts, lightning, tornadoes, waterspouts, tropical cyclones, and extratropical cyclones. Regional and seasonal severe weather phenomena include blizzards, snowstorms, ice storms, and duststorms.<ref name="AMS1">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Severe weather sections
Intro  Terminology  Causes  Categories  High winds  Hail  Heavy rainfall and flooding  Severe winter weather  Heat and drought  References  

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