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GM Dictionary: Weather #10

GM Dictionary: Weather #10

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Waterspout Similar to a tornado, waterspouts are intensely spinning funnels that connect not to ground but to…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #9

GM Dictionary: Weather #9

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Supercell This is a special type of thunderstorm that has a continuous, rotating updraft. While the least…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #8

GM Dictionary: Weather #8

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Tornado This rapidly rotating column of air connects to both cloud and ground. The funnel moves through…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #7

GM Dictionary: Weather #7

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Dust Storm In arid and semi-arid regions wind can pick up and blow loose sand and dust,…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #6

GM Dictionary: Weather #6

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Thundersnow An unusual occurrence, thundersnow is when a thunderstorm forms in a time and temperature that causes…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #5

GM Dictionary: Weather #5

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Typhoon A typhoon is virtually the same thing as a hurricane or a cyclone, differing only in…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #4

GM Dictionary: Weather #4

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Land Breeze After sunset, the temperature changes move in the direction of the drier terrestrial air towards…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #3

GM Dictionary: Weather #3

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Sea Breeze This is the breeze that blows in from a large body of water towards land…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #2

GM Dictionary: Weather #2

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Monsoon Monsoons are seasonal changes that include a reversing of wind direction and precipitation. Generally used to…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #1

GM Dictionary: Weather #1

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Trade Winds These are the prevailing wind patterns that act within the lower atmosphere near the equator…

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