Chasing the storm: tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching

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Twenty-First Century Books,
Pub. Date:
[2014]
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
1110L
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Huge, towering clouds build up in the sky--it's a super cell. The Doppler radar indicates that the system is rotating. But is there a funnel? Is it touching the ground? Only a storm chaser can confirm when a tornado is present--and help meteorologists warn nearby towns.

Whenever severe weather threatens, storm chasers hit the road to hunt for tornadoes, hurricanes, or violent storms. Some drive thousands of miles in just a few days as they follow a storm system from Iowa to Texas. Others serve their cities and towns by taking photos from their backyards and phoning in storm details to local weather stations. Specially trained Hurricane Hunters hop into aircraft packed with scientific instruments to fly deep into powerful hurricanes, hoping to reach the eye of the storm.

Are storm chasers a bunch of foolish daredevils? Not at all. Many are scientists while others are professional photographers and videographers. Storm chasers arm themselves with training about severe weather, use sophisticated instruments, and follow safety guidelines.

In Chasing the Storm , you'll meet real storm chasers and meteorologists, hear their stories, and discover how they do their work. You'll learn tornado basics, get a great window into the science of meteorology, and learn how to pursue a career in the field. You might even decide to become a storm chaser yourself!

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9781467712842
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subject_facet Storm chasers -- Juvenile literature, Tornadoes -- Juvenile literature
title_display Chasing the storm : tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching
title_full Chasing the storm : tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching / by Ron Miller
title_short Chasing the storm :
title_sub tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching
topic_facet Storm chasers, Tornadoes