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Thunderstorms.

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"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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Gainesville Public Library - Silver Springs J551.55 THU (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
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  • ISBN: 9780716698128
  • ISBN: 0716698129
  • Physical Description: 47 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago : World Book, c2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What are thunderstorms? -- When and where do thunderstorms develop? -- What happens during a thunderstorm? -- The Fort Worth hailstorm -- What are lightning and thunder? -- Types of lightning -- Aircraft at risk -- Forest fires -- Downpours and flooding -- Flash flood in the Rockies -- Hailstones -- Deadly hailstorms -- Tornadoes -- The super tornado outbreak -- Microbursts -- A hazard to aircraft -- Safety in thunderstorms -- Windstorms -- The North Sea floods of 1953 -- The great gale of 1987.
Summary, etc.:
"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Thunderstorms > Juvenile literature.
Thunderstorms.
Natural disasters > Juvenile literature.


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