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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Stretched_G is the only one of the three models that clearly resolves small-scale structures of the convective activity both in the eyewall and in the rainbands extending to the northeast of Harvey near the coast of Texas and Louisiana.
This time, I spent a lot of time deviating around convective activity on the far east side of Michael and fighting headwinds from the deep low.
A quasi-stationary front, depicted in the map below, developed at the northern margin of the tropical airmass and triggered convective activity from the Central Plains to the Mid-Atlantic.
Lightning strike data is overlaid on a map and is intended to show the most severe areas of convective activity. The turbulence forecast product is updated every 15 minutes and includes clear air and mountain wave turbulence from 2000 to 24,000 feet and is reported in 2000-foot increments.
The country will continue to experience higher chance of strong convective activity and tropical cyclone occurrence that may bring much rainfall in the first quarter of 2018, PAGASA said.
This fact may support the development of convective activity. On the contrary, much lower values of Omega ascending velocity are shown during the same months at 7:00 LST and 13:00 LST (Figures 9(b) and 9(c)).
To add to this, Malano said the country may experience 'a higher chance of strong convective activity and tropical cyclone occurrence that may bring much rainfall during the remaining portion of the year and first quarter of 2018.'
As with the planet's other major cloud belts, the SEB remained largely quiet throughout 2016, with only low-level convective activity in its usual location just west of the Great Red Spot (GRS).
En route flight conditions (visibility, freezing precipitation, convective activity);
He said that "it was a very painful accident." Almazroui explained that "strong convective activity started to develop Friday over Makkah between 3 p.m.