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The weather of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Cliff Mass
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2008.
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The Pacific Northwest experiences the most varied and fascinating weather in the United States, including world-record winter snows, the strongest non-tropical storms in the nation, and shifts from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mass, Cliff.
Weather of the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008025873
(OCoLC)225872619
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cliff Mass
ISBN: 9780295998367 0295998369
OCLC Number: 646850817
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 280 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The extraordinary weather of the Pacific Northwest --
The basics of Pacific Northwest weather --
Floods --
Snowstorms and ice storms --
Windstorms --
Sea breezes, land breezes, and slope winds --
Coastal weather features --
Mountain-related weather phenomena --
Weather features of the inland Northwest --
Blue holes, flying ferries, and tornadoes --
The challenge of Pacific Northwest weather prediction --
The evolving weather of the Pacific Northwest --
Reading the Pacific Northwest skies.
Responsibility: Cliff Mass.
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In this richly illustrated book, Cliff Mass draws on his distinguished research career in the Puget Sound area to provide a fascinating account of the weather and climate of the region. Covered in Read more...

 
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