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convective activity

noun, Meteorology
any manifestation of convection in the atmosphere, as hail or thunderstorms. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • The convective activity decreased significantly as the system moved toward the west-southwest during the next few days.
  • The other tops shown on the display are derived from the satellite images at the centers of convective activity.
  • In the summer, elevated concentrations and deposition occurred almost daily, as a result of convective activity.
  • The high winds were the result of intensive convective activity which occurred in the western semi-circle of the storm.
  • Thunder was reported at several widely scattered stations, indicating widespread convective activity.
  • Extract pertinent forecast data concerning convective activity location, movement, and intensity for briefing purposes.
  • These mountains often serve as a focus for convective activity during summer afternoons.

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