Different types of storms have different natures and are best directed toward those aspects. You can prepare ahead or work on the fly with a sudden weather change.
In the middle of winter, it can be easy to find yourself longing for the blossoming days of summer when your garden is full of herbs and flowers.
Tea magic is a great combination of water, earth, and fire magic all in one. Not every spell works directly with the four elements, but in my own practice I find myself drawn to incorporating earth, air, fire, and water.