Weather fears - from thermophobia to cryophobia

By: Megan McClellan

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Quick Facts:

  • Different weather fears range from storms to temperatures
  • Some fears can make it difficult to go outside even during nice weather

 

Different Weather Fears:

  • Nephophobia - the fear of clouds
  • Thermophobia - fear of heat
  • Chinonophobia - fear of snow
  • Cryophobia - fear of cold
  • Bronophobia - fear of lightning/thunder
  • Astraphobia - fear of thunderstorms
  • Lilapsophobia - fear of hurricanes/tornadoes
  • Ancraophonia - fear of wind
  • Ombrophobia - fear of rain
  • Homichlophobia - fear of fog
  • Heliophobia - fear of the sun
  • Antlophobia - fear of floods

 

Check out Chief Meteorologist James Aydelott's chilly Trick-or-Treat forecast.

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