weather bomb


noun

a type of extratropical cyclone characterized by a low pressure system in which the central barometric pressure drops at least 24 millibars in 24 hours, which can produce hurricane-force winds with very heavy rainfall or snow.

Nearby words

  1. weasel words,
  2. weaselly,
  3. weather,
  4. weather advisory,
  5. weather balloon,
  6. weather bureau,
  7. weather deck,
  8. weather eye,
  9. weather gauge,
  10. weather house

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