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Restless Skies: The Ultimate Weather Book

3.82  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Really attractive! Great pictures and illustrations-lots of great weather and climate information."--Willard Scott, Today Show weather reporter

"Paul uses his 25 years...as a meteorologist to let readers explore the why and hows of weather...a fascinating look at the forces that influence our lives every day."--Mike Seidel, Weather Channel meteorologist

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Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 25th 2004 by Sterling (first published 2004)
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Bill Zodanga
I would of given this book 2.5 stars but that wasn't possible so I had to judge it down a bit to 2, which still means it was "OK". Honestly, depending on who the intended audience is and their expectations / level of existing knowledge this book could even rise to 3 to 3.5 stars.

A nice variety of weather related topics ranging through storms of all sorts, the change of seasons, forecasting, climate change, trivia, etc. The author obviously has quite a bit of knowledge of weather in general and
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Tamera Westhoff
Feb 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
A great resource for those who want to learn more about weather. The only problem I foresee is the constantly changing Top US weather and climate disasters. Otherwise, very good information and lots of valid pictures! I also really like the real-life stories of the good and the bad things that have happened.
Jen
Dec 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Elementary school level book. Has great stories about weather that inspires wonder about the randomness of nature. Also has practical advice on what to do if you are caught in different weather emergencies, such as a thunderstorm or tornado.
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