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Saragosa, Texas, tornado, May 22, 1987 : an evaluation of the warning system

Author: Benigno E Aguirre; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Natural Disasters.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991.
Series: Natural disaster studies, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The small community of Saragosa, Texas, was devastated by a violent multiple-vortex tornado in 1987. This book aims to combine the information provided by the respondents to a post disaster survey  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saragosa, Texas, tornado, May 22, 1987.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991
(OCoLC)761928609
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benigno E Aguirre; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Natural Disasters.
ISBN: 0309044359 9780309044356
OCLC Number: 25165529
Description: x, 59 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 The Tornado and Its Effects; 4 2 Tornado Preparedness Activities; 5 3 Tornado Warning Activities; 6 4 Tornado Warning Dissemination; 7 5 Observations, Recommendations, and Conclusions; 8 References; 9 Appendix A Summary of Deaths in the Saragosa Tornado; 10 Appendix B Eyewitness Accounts; 11 Appendix C Preparedness Activities Related to Reeves County, Texas, by NWS Midland; 12 Appendix D Meteorological Information on the Saragosa Tornado; 13 Appendix E Chronology of Releases on West Texas Weather Wire; 14 Appendix F Palestine, Texas, Tornado, November 15, 1987; 15 Photo: The Saragosa, Texas, Tornado
Series Title: Natural disaster studies, v. 3.
Responsibility: prepared by Benigno E. Aguirre [and others] for Committee on Natural Disasters, Division of Natural Hazard Mitigation, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.

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