Storm Chaser

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Author: Joseph Alan Gustaitis

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 9781608701797

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Profiles storm chasers, people that follow tornadoes to learn more about them.

Storm Chaser

Dicing with the World's Most Deadly Storms

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Author: Clive Gifford

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408112620

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Dicing with the world's most powerful storms.

Storm Chaser

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Author: Ann Heinrichs

Publisher: Cherry Lake

ISBN: 1602795495

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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A group of storm chasers stands along the highway filming as a tornado rips its way across the landscape. Some storm chasers are ordinary people looking for a thrill, but many are meteorologists working to find out more about dangerous weather. Look inside to find out more about how these adventurous scientists help keep people safe from deadly storms.

The Storm Chaser

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Author: Jayda Cabbell

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 0983463522

Category: Self-Help

Page: 103

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A journey of a woman who stood in the face of adversity yet came out without the scars. Jayda's story is inspirational and heartwarming. You will laugh, cry and find yourself cheering on the side for a woman who kept her smile inspite of the storm.

Storm Chaser!

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Author: Cecile Schoberle,John Huxtable

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0689873387

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 31

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In simple language just right for beginning readers, an action-packed story catches the excitement as storm trackers risk their lives to learn about the weather in order to keep us safe from the ravages of gale force winds or the blizzard of the century. Original.

Storm Chaser

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Author: Chris Platt

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497637570

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 180

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The moment Jessica lays eyes on the wild black-and-white paint filly, she knows it was meant to be Jessica’s life at Wild Hawk Ranch is happy, if a bit quiet. But everything changes when her father and brother drive the latest herd of wild young quarter horses into the pen at the family ranch. There, she spots the most beautiful black-and-while paint filly she’s ever seen. She just knows . . . this is the year, and that is the horse. Her moment has come—she’ll finally get to join her father and brother in the family business of breaking wild horses, if only she can convince her father she is old enough. But after a difficult turn, the family has no option but to keep the ranch afloat by turning it into a dude ranch for vacationing city folk. At first, Jess is thrilled by the idea. It will be fun to have new people around—and maybe the extra work will convince her father to give her Storm Chaser, the beautiful paint. But things get complicated when the guests begin arriving. Will Jess be able to salvage her old, happy life and save Storm Chaser from an uncertain future?

Storm Chaser

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Author: Sheila Rance

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444011014

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 356

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Silk whispers. Clouds gather. A storm is coming. Many years ago, a storm brought Maia to the cliffs. Now she is Sun Catcher in the land of Khandar, but when her father, Tareth, needs silk, Maia must go back to the clifftops she once fled. Danger awaits her every step of the way: assassins, thought-stealers, the Marsh Lord - all greedy for her power. And Razek, who deserted his people to follow her, must pay a high price as he tries to bend wind and rain to his will - and chase away the storms. Film rights to the trilogy have now been optioned.

Life is Like a Weather Forecast ( A Storm Chaser Looks at Life's Storms )

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Author: G. Thomas Windsor

Publisher: tom windsor

ISBN: 0982365934

Category: Philosophy

Page: 60

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In this book, storm chaser Tom Windsor explores weather forecasting and how it relates to life. He also tells of his experiences chasing some of the largest storms on earth (from a safe distance, most of the time!) Sooner or later we all seem to catch a glimpse of a "perfect storm" on the horizon. Time to take a second look at one's life forecast and hold on to an umbrella.

Spy Dog: Storm Chaser

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Author: Andrew Cope

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141357177

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Book 11 in the Spy Dog adventures - now a number 1 bestselling series! It's raining chickens! An unusual storm cloud has been hovering over Brickfield town and LARA knows that something isn't quite right about it - it smells, sort of . . . chickeny. The people of Brickfield are becoming strangely grumpy so LARA, Spy Dog extraordinaire, must investigate. If the town doesn't see sunshine soon the consequences could be dogastrophic! SPY DOG - winner of the Richard and Judy 7+ developing reader category, and the Red House Children's Book Award.

Storm Chaser

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Author: Mike Olbinski

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 1473885876

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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My storm chasing/interest in photography began back around the time my daughter was born (2008) and I started chasing storms about 7 years ago. It's hard to describe why I'm drawn to weather and storms, it's just what I've known my whole life. When I was little I would watch storms with my dad on the patio and grew up learning about them. It wasn't until later in life that I really got interested in storm photography and started learning more about it and things exploded from there. After my daughter was born I started my journey into portrait photography and eventually weddings, of which I shoot about 30 a year. But at the same time, I was getting into storm photography as well. We sold our entire DVD collection to help pay for a Canon Rebel, my first DSLR. From there things grew into chasing storms further and further from home, more and more miles, and even progressed into chasing tornadoes on the plains.

Lvl 24 Storm Chaser

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Author: Jack Gabolincsy

Publisher: Macmillan Education AU

ISBN: 1420271024

Category: Readers (Primary)

Page: 24

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Tornadoes are very scary things. Theres a tornado heading towards Busters home. Where can he and his family hide?Comprehension Skill: Main IdeaText Type: Literary Recount

Storm Chasers

On the Trail of Deadly Tornadoes

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Author: Matt White

Publisher: Capstone Classroom

ISBN: 9780736895309

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Examines what a storm chaser is and how they track, observe, and document deadly weather, especially tornadoes, and discusses how severe weather develops and safety precautions to take in such storms.

Storm Chasers

A Novel

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Author: Paul Quarrington

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466861002

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Few people seek out the tiny Caribbean island of Dampier Cay—visitors usually wash up there by accident. But this weekend, three people are flying to the island, not for a tan or fun in the sun, but because they have reason to believe that they might encounter something there that most people take great measures to avoid—a hurricane. A lottery windfall and a few hours of selfishness have robbed Caldwell of all that was precious to him, while Beverly, haunted by tragedy and screwed by fate since birth, has given up on life. Also on the flight is Jimmy Newton, a professional storm chaser and videographer who will do anything for the perfect shot. Waiting for them at Dampier is the manager of the Water's Edge Hotel, Maywell Hope, a descendant of the pirates who sailed the Caribbean hundreds of hears ago. As their stories unfold, the tragic underpinnings of Beverly and Caldwell's lives are revealed, a storyline that builds just as the hurricane looms ever-closer on the horizon. Cinematic and harrowing, Paul Quarrington's Storm Chasers is a tale of love and loss—and finding redemption in the eye of a hurricane.

Storm Chasers

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Author: Sarah Tieck

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1617830283

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6008

Provides information and advice for budding meteorolgists who specialize in following severe storms on the requirements and duties of the job, its history, and how to prepare for tracking the most extreme weather.

Storm Chaser

Intermediate Piano Solo

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Author: Ted Cooper

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 1470628058

Category: Music

Page: 4

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A storm is approaching! Storm Chaser is an intermediate solo that captures the thrill of chasing an enormous tornado across your piano keys. In the key of D minor, this rushing piece swirls between a hailstorm of dynamics, articulations, and chords that makes students feel like they are a part of an action movie! These elements provide a challenge but also a great performance opportunity for thrill-seeking pianists!

Chasing the Storm

Tornadoes, Meteorology, and Weather Watching

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Author: Ron Miller

Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

ISBN: 1467725463

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Huge, towering clouds build up in the sky--it's a super cell. The Doppler radar indicates that the system is rotating. But is there a funnel? Is it touching the ground? Only a storm chaser can confirm when a tornado is present--and help meteorologists warn nearby towns.Whenever severe weather threatens, storm chasers hit the road to hunt for tornadoes, hurricanes, or violent storms. Some drive thousands of miles in just a few days as they follow a storm system from Iowa to Texas. Others serve their cities and towns by taking photos from their backyards and phoning in storm details to local weather stations. Specially trained Hurricane Hunters hop into aircraft packed with scientific instruments to fly deep into powerful hurricanes, hoping to reach the eye of the storm.Are storm chasers a bunch of foolish daredevils? Not at all. Many are scientists while others are professional photographers and videographers. Storm chasers arm themselves with training about severe weather, use sophisticated instruments, and follow safety guidelines.In Chasing the Storm, you'll meet real storm chasers and meteorologists, hear their stories, and discover how they do their work. You'll learn tornado basics, get a great window into the science of meteorology, and learn how to pursue a career in the field. You might even decide to become a storm chaser yourself!

Storm Chaser

A Photographer's Journey

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Author: Jim Reed

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810921474

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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Reed presents a beautiful picture book about some of the most powerful--and sometimes deadly--weather phenomena in the world. He shares his best images and experiences as he tracks these storms throughout the country.

Storm Chasers

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Author: C. M. Parker

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1598869264

Category: Fiction

Page: 108

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Julie and Danny shared a mutual fascination for storms that most people just wouldn't understand. Throughout their childhoods, they watched the skies in anticipation of dark clouds rolling in or listened for the distant rumble of thunder to announce the approach of a storm. Growing up in a small town in 'tornado alley, ' their diligent longing was frequently rewarded. They reveled in every flash of lightning and thundering boom that followed. It gave them goose bumps in a good way. In "Storm Chasers," C.M. Parker tells the story of how these two teens get the opportunity to chase storms with a team of pros during a summer study program. The only problem with being a Storm Chaser, though, is that sometimes the storm decides to chase you!

You Choose: Can You Survive Storm Chasing?

An Interactive Survival Adventure

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Author: Elizabeth Raum

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1620650320

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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You're a meteorology student fascinated by storms. But Mother Nature can be unpredictable. Situations can quickly turn deadly when extreme weather is involved. What do you do when, You're in a van full of people and a tornado suddenly appears to be headed right for you? A hurricane gains strength along the Florida coast but you're unable to convince people to leave their homes? A flash flood suddenly strikes, putting you and your friends and family in mortal danger? Experience the life or death dilemmas that face storm chasers. YOU CHOOSE what you'll do next. The choices you make will either lead you to safety or to doom.

Storm Chaser

Into the Eye of a Hurricane

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Author: Keith Elliot Greenberg

Publisher: Blackbirch PressInc

ISBN: 9781567111613

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

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Profiles the life of Brian Taggart, a pilot for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, whose job involves flying directly into dangerous storms.