The Ultimate Storm Survival Handbook (Google eBook)

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Aug 20, 2006 - Nature - 288 pages
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Since 1980, weather-related disasters have caused just over 618,200 fatalities and cost a total of $1.3 trillion. Between the 1980s and he 1990s, weather fatalities jumped over 60 percent.

Hurricanes Tornadoes Floods Blizzards Lightning Hailstorms

Be prepared for weather disasters no matter where you live.

The Ultimate Storm Survival Handbook gives you all the information you need to be prepared for the storms in your area. Along with clear instructions on preparing before a storm, the book also contains helpful, quick reference checklists for each storm.

Before-the-storm preparedness instructions include:

  • creating a plan for family survival
  • securing your home and taking inventory
  • caring for your pets
  • familiarizing yourself with your area's storms and storm safety
  • knowing what the warnings mean
  • planning for the infirm and elderly

Also includes:

  • survival kit guidelines
  • emergency preparedness checklists
  • weather and strom preparation Web sites

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Warren Faidley, the "Cyclone Cowboy," has experienced more extreme weather events than anyone, including baseball-sized hail, flash floods, lightning strikes, an F5 tornado, and the interior of a category 5 hurricane. Warren makes his living year round as a professional storm-chaser. He works with the Discovery and Weather channels, and was a primary consultant on the film Twister. He lives in Arizona.

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