Weather Tidbits: Ordinary Cell Thunderstorms
The summertime pop-up storms are checked out in this Weather Tidbits. These storms are known as ordinary cell thunderstorms, that form by local convection within a conditionally unstable air mass such as a sea breeze. Ordinary thunderstorms form in the afternoon, are non-severe intensity and last usually less than hour. They also go through a life cycle consisting of 3 stages, cumulus, mature and dissipating.