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alexz commented on the word weather bomb
'weather bomb' - used in tonights weather broadcast.
freedictionary has it as 'extratropical cyclone'
September 30, 2013
"The Atlantic storm is known as a “weather bomb” by forecasters as its air pressure plunged by more than 24 milibars in 24 hours - a huge amount in meteorological terms."
CBC article on the origin of the term weather bomb. http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/technology/canadian-coined-term-weather-bomb-1.4474431
January 5, 2018
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