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The Tornado: Nature's Ultimate Windstorm

Thomas P. Grazulis
Format
Book
Published
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0806132582 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Tornadoes Past and Present 3
  • 2 In the Wake of a Tornado 15
  • 3 Tornado Life Cycle 27
  • 4 Tornado Formation 50
  • 5 Tornado Forecasting and Warnings 77
  • 6 Tornado Wind Speeds 117
  • 7 Fujita Scale of Tornado Intensity 130
  • 8 Tornado Myths 146
  • 9 Tornado Safety 159
  • 10 Approaching the Unapproachable 174
  • 11 Tornado Numbers and Records 194
  • 12 Tornadoes by Decade 215
  • 13 Tornadoes Outside the United States 251
  • 14 Tornado Risk 264
  • Appendix Deadliest U.S. Tornadoes 291.
Description
xix, 324 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-313) and index.
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