Types of Severe Weather

  1. Downbursts

    Learn more about downbursts, or straight-line thunderstorm winds.

  2. Lightning Safety

    Review tips and information for staying safe around lightning.

  3. Severe Thunderstorms

    Read information about severe thunderstorms and what weather events can occur during a severe thunderstorm.

  4. Severe Weather Definitions

    Review definitions of types of severe weather.

  5. Thunderstorms

    Read information about thunderstorms and how they affect southern New England.

  6. Tornadoes

    Read information about tornadoes.

  7. Watches & Warnings

    Review the difference between a watch and a warning.

  8. Hurricane Information

    Find resources and links with information on how to prepare for the New England hurricane season.