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Thunderstorms

Author: Jen Green
Publisher: Chicago, IL : World Book, Inc., [2018] ©2018
Series: World Book's library of natural disasters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"A discussion of thunderstorms, derechos, hailstorms, and microbursts, describing their characteristics, formation, and impacts. Features descriptions of significant thunderstorm events from history"--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jen Green
ISBN: 9780716699392 0716699397 9780716699286 0716699281
OCLC Number: 1012638500
Notes: Includes glossary and index.
At head of title: Library of natural disasters.
Target Audience: Age 5-11.
Description: 55 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: 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 --
Brisbane, 2014 --
Tornadoes --
The super tornado outbreak --
Microbursts --
A hazard to aircraft --
Derechos --
United states derecho --
United States double derechos --
Safety in thunderstorms --
Windstorms --
The North Sea floods of 1953 --
The Great Gale of 1987.
Series Title: World Book's library of natural disasters.
Responsibility: Jen Green.

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"A discussion of thunderstorms, derechos, hailstorms, and microbursts, describing their characteristics, formation, and impacts. Features descriptions of significant thunderstorm events from history"--

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