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National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Weather of North America (Paperback)
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Everybody talks about the weather but how many really understand it? This little book is a basic reference on storms, sky phenomena, global patterns of wind and pressure, weather forecasting techniques, interpreting cloud formations, and extreme weather safety. Each one of 144 featured topics includes a photograph paired with an explanatory illustration or graphic. Interesting facts and tips offer a quick guide to observing the weather, from rainbows and auroras to supercells and hurricanes.
About the Author
JACK WILLIAMS is the founding editor of the USA Today weather page, an active member of the Capital Weather Gang in Washington, D.C., a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, a National Fellow of The Explorers Club, and the author or coauthor of seven books including National Geographic Field Guide to the Water's Edge and The AMS Weather Book. In 2014, the Washington Science Academy presented him with a Special Award for the Public Understanding of Science. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia.