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When a storm contains thunder and lightning, it is considered to be a thunderstorm. Take a look at the map below to see the average number of thunderstorm days per year.

What color in the key above indicates the largest number of thunderstorms?

What state has the most thunderstrms according to the map?

What makes this state such a thunderstorm & lightning hot spot? Check true or false:

 

The state is surrounded by water.
True False

 

Winds blow from the ocean over land.
True False

 

The ocean surrounding the state provides lot of moisture.
True False

 

The land is surrounded by desert.
True False

 

Air flows come together over the peninsula.
True False

 

There is moist air rising over Florida's warm land surface.
True False