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Severe Weather Awareness Week: What is considered a severe thunderstorm

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: What is considered a severe thunderstorm
Severe Weather Awareness Week: What is considered a severe thunderstorm
Severe Weather Awareness Week: What is considered a severe thunderstorm

34 IN HOWELL.A NICE QUICK WARMUP.BRIGHT THIS MORNING.THIS WEEK IS SEVERE WEATHERAWARENESS WEEK.EVERY MORNING WE'LL TALK ABOUTDIFFERENT ELEMENTS OF SEVEREWEATHER THAT ARE COMMON INMICHIGAN AND THE SAFETY PARTIESABOUT THAT AND WHAT WE CANEXPECT.SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL STARTOUT MONDAY WITH SEVERETHUNDERSTORMS.IT'S THE GREATEST THREAT THAT WEHAVE IN MICHIGAN BECAUSE WEDON'T GET TOO MANY TORNADOES.SO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS, THAT'SWHEN STORMS ARE STRONG ENOUGHAND A THREAT TO LIFE ANDPROPERTY.THEY'RE MORE COMMON, MOREDAMAGING THAN TORNADOES BECAUSEOF THE STRAIGHT LINE STRAIGHTWIND GUSTS.SO A THUNDERSTORM IS DETERMINEDSEVERE WITH ONE INCH DIAMETER ORWIND GUSTS UP TO 58 PLUS MILESPER HOUR.WE TALK ABOUT GUSTS UP TO 60MILES PER HOUR.IT'S ENOUGH TO KNOCK DOWN TREESAND CAUSE DAMAGE.SO YOU'LL GET A WATCH AND THATIS BEFORE SEVERE WEATHER ISONGOING.THIS IS A HEADS-UP.IF THERE'S A SEVERE THUNDERSTORMWATCH OR TORNADO WATCH.A WAR

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