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Chapters 9,10,11, and 12

The initial stage of an ordinary cell thunderstorm is the?

Cumulus Stage

Ordinary cell thunderstorms only last about one hour and begin to dissipate when?

when the downdraft spreads throughout the cloud and cuts off the updraft.

Downdrafts spread throughout a thunderstorm during the stage?


An ordinary cell thunderstorm is most intense during the stage?


A group of thunderstorms which develop in a line one next to the other, each in a different stage of development, are called?

a multicell thunderstorm.

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