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The Philadelphia Area Weather Book answers all of our questions about the region's weather and climate, from the Poconos and Philadelphia to southern New Jersey and the Jersey Shore to Delaware. The snowiest winter? The hottest summer? The strongest tornado? Signs of global warming? Why can't computers give reliable two-week forecasts? The answers are all here in this new paperback.
Offering a little-known history of the region's pivotal role in the development of weather science as far back as colonial times, The Philadelphia Area Weather Book gives a lively account of what forecasters actually do on a daily basis.
* "Stories from the Trenches": inside stories of forecasting the big storms, and a glimpse at the possibilities for the future climate of our area
* More than 150 illustrations
* Weather tables and statistics for every day of the year
* Lists of web resources organized by topic so that readers can follow current weather events using the same sites as the experts do\