frontal thunderstorm

frontal thunderstorm

[′frənt·əl ′thən·dər‚stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A thunderstorm associated with a front; limited to thunderstorms resulting from the convection induced by frontal lifting.
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Although some may consider the air mass flavor to be "weaker" than the frontal thunderstorm, either type can ruin your day.