What Is Weather?
How hot is a flash of lightning? How fast does rain fall from a cloud? What type of weather can pull a tree out of the ground? In this book, young readers will witness the raw power of different types of weather and learn how the conditions they see every day can be recorded and tracked. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of an early elementary audience, this colorful, fact-filled volume gives readers a chance not only to learn about weather, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. From such common weather phenomena as sunshine, rain, snow, hail, sleet, freezing cold, and wind, to the most severe forms of weather on the planet, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, monsoons, thunderstorms, squalls, and dust storms, this book makes learning about weather an exciting, extreme experience.