All About the Weather (Dover Pictorial Archives) by By (author) Bruce LaFontaine

By By (author) Bruce LaFontaine

Fun-to-color photos and distinct captions introduce school-age kids to tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and different atmospheric stipulations. conscientiously researched illustrations and accompanying textual content depict and clarify cloud varieties, thunderstorm formation, international wind styles and ocean currents, radar climate tools, and different phenomena. forty four black-and-white illustrations.

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Of a cloud hail (HAYL) — balls or irregular pieces of ice, five millimeters or more in diameter, that usually form in thunderstorm clouds mesocyclone (MEH zoe SY klone) — an area of vertical wind rotation found in supercell thunderstorms Challoner, Jack. Hurricane & Tornado. Dorling Kindersley, 2004. White, Matt. Storm Chasers: On the Trail of Deadly Tornadoes. Capstone Press, 2003. htm waterspout (WAW ter spout) — a tornado that forms over water 30 31 INDEX Doppler radar 12, 28 Enhanced Fujita Scale 23, 24 funnel cloud 4 Fujita Scale 23, 24 mesocyclone 8 meteorologists 8, 11, 12, 16, 28 National Severe Storms Laboratory 28 National Weather Service 15 storm chaser 16 Storm Prediction Center 15 storm spotter 16 supercell 7, 8 Tornado Alley 4 tornado colors 19 tornado shapes 19 tornado sizes 19 tornado strengths 20, 23, 24, 27 updraft 8 waterspout 27 ABOUT THE AUTHORS David and Patricia Armentrout have written many nonfiction books for young readers.

GLOSSARY FURTHER READING funnel cloud (FUHN uhl KLOUD) — a funnel-shaped cloud Osborne, Will and Mary Pope. Twisters and other Terrible with a rotating column of air that extends down from the base Storms. Scholastic, 2003. of a cloud hail (HAYL) — balls or irregular pieces of ice, five millimeters or more in diameter, that usually form in thunderstorm clouds mesocyclone (MEH zoe SY klone) — an area of vertical wind rotation found in supercell thunderstorms Challoner, Jack. Hurricane & Tornado.

Twisters and other Terrible with a rotating column of air that extends down from the base Storms. Scholastic, 2003. of a cloud hail (HAYL) — balls or irregular pieces of ice, five millimeters or more in diameter, that usually form in thunderstorm clouds mesocyclone (MEH zoe SY klone) — an area of vertical wind rotation found in supercell thunderstorms Challoner, Jack. Hurricane & Tornado. Dorling Kindersley, 2004. White, Matt. Storm Chasers: On the Trail of Deadly Tornadoes. Capstone Press, 2003.

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