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Do you know the difference between a STORM WARNING and a STORM WATCH?

7/12/2021 (Permalink)

Storm. high winds, fallen tree, blocking a road A storm can cause a tall sturdy tree to fall down in it's wake.

When I was growing up I would always get confused between a storm warning and a storm watch. I would see it on the news but soon forget the difference between the two. I did understand that either way the weather that day was not in anyone’s favor and it was best to avoid plans and stay where I was.

If you still have trouble with the difference as I did, I will try and make the distinction clear for you.


*WATCH* Meteorologists observe and track the weather all day, every day throughout all the United States. When a threat of a storm is present through tracking of rising moisture in the air. The watch is to inform the public to stay knowledgeable for any changes that are coming to your area.

*WARNING* Is enlightening you to a potential serious threat to life and property. Local National weather offices are responsible for tracking in designated areas and to let you know, you should prepare and take cover in a safe place until the threat has passed.

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