Weather Word of the Week is a new addition to the Storm Shield YouTube Channel.
We're looking at both common and uncommon weather terms and phenomena and educating you every Tuesday.
So what would you like to know about? Let us know in the comments, on Facebook, or through Twitter. #WWOTW
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