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storm

 [storm]
an outburst; a temporary and sudden increase in symptoms.
thyroid storm (thyrotoxic storm) thyroid crisis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

storm

(stōrm),
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Adverse weather with a wind speed of 48 to 55 knots/hour, 55 to 63 mph, and 89 to 102 km/hour
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

storm

(stōrm)
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

storm

A sudden worsening of the symptoms and other features of a disease. Used more often in the adjectival form ‘stormy’ or as the metaphor ‘stormy passage’.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

storm

(stōrm)
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Residents of the British territory shuttered their homes while some visitors sought to evacuate the islands from waves forecasted up to nine metres high, which would cause dangerous coastal storm surges.
A possible explanation is that global warming is melting Arctic sea ice that normally suppresses coastal storm surges caused by winds over the Arctic Ocean.
It will also provide information for better management of commercial fisheries, prediction of harmful algal blooms, and mitigation of hazards from oil spills or coastal storm inundation.
It is used for a variety of research topics including a study of coastal storm surges.
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This might not be true for other areas such as New York, for example, where the funneling coastline makes the region more vulnerable to coastal storm surge.
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