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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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“The vast majority of storm system owners now understand that the only way to adequately ensure the service life of a pipe system is to confirm that it has been both designed and installed correctly,” said Matt Childs, president of the ACPA.
After examining radar data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite, Robert Houze of the University of Washington and colleagues identified a storm system that had formed over the Bay of Bengal in late July and moved unusually far to the west as the source of the rainfall that caused the Indus River to overflow.
The model that Perlwitz's team used suggests that ozone-related heating of the stratosphere triggers the same cascade of effects that Son's team now reports: the circumpolar westerlies weaken, enabling more storm systems to breach that barrier and bring warm winds to Antarctica.
The National Hurricane Center is advising Louisiana and Texas, along with coastal areas of northern Mexico, to monitor a storm system in the Gulf of Mexico that has a 60 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression.
Storm system naming is based on regions and hurricanes in the Pacific will have their own list of names.
Strong storm systems continued through the latter part of the month bringing damage from wind, hail and flooding.
But that pressure has weakened, allowing moist, warm Pacific storm systems to stretch from Asia through Hawaii into California.
That's in contrast to findings from Voyager, which observed long-lived storm systems at low latitudes in the early 1980s.
Recent warm, sunny weather brought out the blooms of flowering trees, but a series of storm systems moving onshore will keep the chance of rain in the forecast for the next several days.
A convective storm front on Wednesday caused six tornado touchdowns in Alabama and Arkansas and hail and wind damage in several other states, reports EQECAT, but 2012 has seen fewer of these storm systems than last year, forecasters say.