After seeing some curbs on the streets emerge from winter hibernation yesterday, a bombogenesis threatens to cover them back up.
KMRS (KKOK) Weatherology meteorologist Jennifer Vucheatski says we get hit with this kind of weather system yearly.
This process is the equivalent of the tropical storm marked by a rapid drop in air pressure. Although bombogenesis is totally different from that of tropical cyclones, bombs can produce winds of the same order as a first category hurricane with heavy precipitation. Even though only a minority of the bombs become so strong, some have caused significant damage