Stumbling Around In The Rain

Thunderstorm avoidance begins at home, by picking your timing and route. When it gets up close and personal, remain in visual conditions.

Its not unheard of to think thunderstorms are only a product of summer weather, like were experiencing now in the Northern Hemisphere. Certainly they are more common in warmer months, but wintertime thundersnows are common enough that Ive seen a few. The point is that we can encounter thunderstorms any time of year, not just in the summertime. The kinds of weather Mike Hart discussed in last months article, Air Mass Storms, principally are warm-weather phenomena, while thunderstorms associated with frontal activity can be experienced year-round.
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