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National Geographic extreme weather survival guide : understand, prepare, survive, recover / by Thomas M. Kostigen.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 613.69 KOSTIGEN 2014 (Text) 39206021035413 NonFiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library 613.69 KOSTIGEN 2014 (Text) 39206021028434 NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426214868 (deluxe hardcover editon)
  • ISBN: 1426214863 (deluxe hardcover editon)
  • ISBN: 9781426213762 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 142621376X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 382 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
How to use this book -- Introduction -- Part 1: Wet: -- Thunderstorms -- Floods -- Hurricanes -- Tornadoes -- Part 2: Dry: -- Drought -- Wildfires -- Part 3: Hot: -- Rising temperatures -- Heat waves -- Part 4: Cold: -- Cold waves -- Blizzards -- Doing your part -- Resources and organizations -- Illustrations credits -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Overview: Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes-weather is becoming extreme, and this book tells you how to plan ahead and prepare, respond to emergencies, and survive the worst-case scenarios. From the risks of building on changing coastlines to the safety kit you should have packed up at home, from the telltale signs of a hurricane on the horizon to how to power up when the grid goes down-this will be the one book to carry with you through all kinds of bad weather. Divided into four sections (Hot, Cold, Wet, Dry) each chapter includes a level-headed discussion of current weather extremes, facts and details on conditions, and theories for why these changes are occurring; dos and don'ts for inside and outside; and gives at-a-glance guidance for how to prepare for, survive, and recover from every extreme. Sidebar features include: gears and gadgets; protecting your pet; and firsthand accounts from survivors and the experts who help them. Spectacular photographs of wicked weather plus useful checklists and how-to illustrations make page after page both useful and entertaining, even when you're contemplating the unthinkable.
Subject: Severe storms.
Natural disasters.
Weather.
Emergency management > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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