Storm Warning: The Story of a Killer Tornado (Google eBook)
The Perfect Storm on the prairie, Storm Warning is a compulsively readable account of one of the most terrible tornadoes in history -- and the extraordinary people who kept it from becoming the deadliest.
May 3, 1999, is a day that Oklahomans will never forget. By the time the sun set over a ravaged plain, some 71 tornadoes had claimed 11,000 homes and businesses and caused a billion dollars in damages. One of them was a mile-wide monster of incredible power, the fiercest F5 twister to hit a metropolitan area, and whose 300 mph winds were the fastest ever recorded on the planet.
Veteran journalist Nancy Mathis draws on numerous interviews to weave the story of those few terrifying hours that irrevocably changed the lives of many Oklahomans. Storm Warning features Kara Wiese, who fought to save her son from the fatal winds, and Charlie Cusack, who followed the tornado's progress on television until it came knocking on his front door. Amazingly, only thirty-eight people perished at the hands of the Oklahoma F5. Many lives were saved by the efforts of professionals such as Ted Fujita, the creator of the Fujita Scale (dubbed "Mr. Tornado" for his relentless pursuit to unravel a twister's mysteries); the oft-criticized but dogged government meteorologists; and Gary England, a resourceful TV weatherman whose tireless efforts prepared hundreds of people in the tornado's path. Storm Warning alternates between personal stories and the history of the struggle to understand this bewildering force of Mother Nature, creating a nail-biting, captivating look at surviving the fury from the skies.
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I grew up in tornado alley; my parents still live in the Northwest Missouri home I was raised in and when I was home last month we had several evenings of tornado warnings, marathon weather broadcasts ... Read full review
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A good read - initially distracting in that way that it outlined/foreshadowed events and then jumped forward/backward to pick up another storyline. Once I got into the rhythm the book became ...
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Storm Warning: The Story of a Killer Tornado
Storm Warning, nonfiction by Nancy Mathis, a compulsively readable account of the May 3, 1999 tornado outbreak in Oklahoma; available March 2007
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