advective thunderstorm

advective thunderstorm

[‚ad′vek·tiv ′thən·dər‚stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A thunderstorm resulting from static instability produced by advection of relatively colder air at high levels or relatively warmer air at low levels or by a combination of both conditions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.