convective activity

convective activity

[kən′vek·div ak′tiv·əd·ē]
(meteorology)
Generally, manifestations of convection in the atmosphere, alluding particularly to the development of convective clouds and resulting weather phenomena, such as showers, thunderstorms, squalls, hail, and tornadoes.
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Almazroui explained that "strong convective activity started to develop Friday over Makkah between 3 p.
After one of the quietest starts to the United States severe weather season in recent history, convective activity had increased by the end of March as two separate multi-day events caused widespread hail, straight-line wind, and tornado damage across parts of the Plains, Midwest and Southeast.
However, convective activity near the international dateline is slack and the characteristic effects of El Nino on the atmosphere haven't clearly appeared.
Advection from the periphery of the Congo air assisted by the departure of the southerly flow sees a return of convective activity over the interior.
Wind shear had separated the center of circulation from this convective activity so, TRMM found virtually no rainfall near Nadine's center.
In the SEB, the fading began very soon after the cessation of convective activity in the SEB, and a series of cyclonic dark ovals quickly appeared, suggesting that there was a reconfiguration of the retrograding SEBs jet.
The FCR module is part of the PASSUR OPSnet Suite, an Internet platform that provides a single resource for the management of aviation process which require communication, coordination and planning, as well as irregular events such as snow and summer convective activity.
I still thought we could fly out to Arizona and go around the convective activity and make it home.
Avidyne Lightning--displays lightning data from a remotely mounted BF Goodrich Stormscope(R) WX-500 sensor providing unmatched situational awareness for areas of convective activity.
This steady influence enabled convective activity to mature to form rain clouds.
This allows a warm southerly flow of air to collide with a cold northwesterly flow, causing rapid convective activity in the vicinity of the field.
BULLETIN BOARD: PSSR) announced today that Newark Liberty International Airport, of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has contracted for the Field Condition Report (FCR) module, part of the PASSUR(R) OPSnet(TM) Suite, a web platform which provides a single resource for managing many aviation processes requiring communication, coordination and collaboration among key players, such as NOTAMS/Field Condition Reporting, construction planning, and irregular events such as snow and summer convective activity.