Under the Whirlwind

Under the Whirlwind

Everything You Need to Know About Tornadoes but Didn't Know Who to Ask

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Veteran tornado chasers explore the facts and myths surrounding nature's greatest fury, relate the experiences of people who survived tornadoes, and offer safety advice.

Independent Publishing Group
A lavishly illustrated, full-color guide to tornadoes, one of nature’s most exciting phenomena, this book documents the experiences of two storm chasers who have lived through tornadoes. Myths and misconceptions pertaining to tornadoes are integrated with touching human stories of survival. With hundreds of color photographs and illustrations, this book offers an exciting tour of the sky, explaining what to expect before and during a tornado, and showing the devastating aftermath. Strange occurrences such as “green sky” and “the roar of a tornado” are explained. Safety tips, a guide to rebuilding for communities, and suggestions to help people cope with the effects of a tornado round out this exceptional resource.


Publisher: Elmwood, Ont. : Whirlwind Books, c2001
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780968153741
0968153747
Branch Call Number: 551.553 VER
Characteristics: 223 p. : col. ill., col. ports. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Verkaik, Arjen

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