tropical stormtropical storm
Meteorol. a tropical cyclone having winds that move slower than a hurricane (73 mph) but faster than a breeze (31 mph)
A cyclonic storm originating in the tropics and having winds ranging from 39 to 73 miles per hour (34 to 63 knots; 63 to 117 kilometers per hour).
(plural tropical storms)
- attributive form of tropical storm, noun.