Now You Know Extreme Weather: The Little Book of Answers

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Dundurn, Sep 1, 2007 - Reference - 95 pages
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"When it rains, it pours," especially when it comes to best-selling author Doug Lennox's Now You Know Extreme Weather. Global warming, killer hurricanes, murderous tornadoes, melting permafrost -- weather concerns us all, and now with this tightly packed compenium of questions and answers, everyone can get the lowdown on things like:

What makes a perfect storm perfect?

Where's the world's hottest place?

Why was Hurricane Katrina so destructive?

 

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Contents

Cold
11
Heat
17
Drought
21
Floods
26
Rain
30
Wind
34
Snow
40
Hail
44
Storms
50
Hurricanes
58
Tornadoes
65
Lightning
72
Beauty
77
Climate Change
82
Weather Miscellany
93
Copyright

Fog
47

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About the author (2007)

Doug Lennox is an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a best-selling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and he has shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, James Garner, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Charles Bronson, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and many others.

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