noun A violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow. A tumultuous reaction; an uproar or controversy. (the book caused a storm in South America) Storm windows. A direct assault by troops on a fortified place.
verb Move angrily or forcefully in a specified direction. (she burst into tears and stormed off) (of troops) suddenly attack and capture (a building or other place) by means of force. (commandos stormed a hijacked plane early today) (of the weather) be violent, with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow. (when it stormed in the day, I shoveled the drive before Harry came home)