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The best, most readable and visually stimulating guide to our nation's weather--featuring the full-color graphics of the most popular section ...
The best, most readable and visually stimulating guide to our nation's weather--featuring the full-color graphics of the most popular section of America's most popular newspaper.
|1||USA's wild weather: Heat, cold, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods - the world's wildest weather||1|
|2||How the sun causes weather: Where the sun shines starts all weather||13|
|3||Why the winds blow: Air pressure differences put our weather on the move||31|
|4||Storms, fronts: The battleground of weather||47|
|5||What makes rain? Clouds, fog, rain, snow and sleet occur as water changes its form||63|
|6||Floods, droughts: The extremes of the Earth's natural water cycle||83|
|7||Snow and ice: An ordinary winter storm can turn into rain or a monster blizzard||97|
|8||Thunderstorms and tornadoes: They are among nature's most destructive forces||115|
|9||Hurricanes: Winds can top 150 mph, but the big danger is the storm surge||139|
|10||Sky watching: Clouds, rainbows, halos and contrails||163|
|11||How to predict the weather: How forecasts are made and how accurate they are||181|
|12||The future of Earth: Greenhouse effect and loss of ozone could be bringing bigger changes||197|
|State-by-state records: Hottest, coldest, wettest and major weather events||219|
Posted October 25, 2007
For those who want to learn about the weather, in content everyone can understand, this is the best source I have ever found. Professionally prepared, but even the most novice of readers will benefit from this well prepared source of information.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.