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All are potentially dangerous types of storm that can produce strong winds and derive their energy from warm, moist air. It should be noted that tornadoes need thunderstorms in order to form.

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A hurricane is, to a large degree, made of thunderstorms. Both hurricanes and thunderstorms are driven by convection, or the sinking of cool air and, more importantly, the rising of warm air. As warm air rises it cools, which can slow down or stop the rising. If there is moisture in the air it will start to condense which releases heat and slows the cooling process. If conditions are right the air will continue to rise as a result, forming thunderstorms. A hurricane operates on the same principle as it is essentially an organized cluster of thunderstorms.

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Hurricanes are massive storm systems composed of thunderstorms while tornadoes are small-scale vortices that form during some thunderstorms. Hurricanes, thunderstorms, and tornadoes are all potentially dangerous forms of weather than can produce strong winds. Both hurricanes and tornadoes have violent winds that move in a circular fashion. Both thunderstorms and hurricanes produce heavy rain that can cause flooding. All are generally associated with warm, moist weather.

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both have very strong winds. both are storms.

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thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes.

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