Episode 39

It’s been a special weather phenomenon for meteorologists for a long time, but Jim Cantore took it to a whole new level in 2015…Thundersnow!! Winter storm fans routinely share their videos of lighting during a heavy snow, but just how does lighting form in winter storms? How rare is it? There are many open questions and today we are joined by a rising star in the meteorological community, Matthew Cappucci to get some answers. Matthew has researched thundersnow, is a contributor to Capital Weather Gang and will be graduating from Harvard in a few weeks! So, let’s dive in and breakdown how a flash of light and clap of thunder can give so many people a jolt of excitement!

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