Mike Lynch's Minnesota Weatherwatch

Awards:   Commended for Minnesota Book Award (Minnesota Subject) 2008
Author:   Mike Lynch
Publisher:   Motorbooks International
ISBN:  

9780760328637


Pages:   160
Publication Date:   14 April 2008
Format:   Paperback
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Mike Lynch's Minnesota Weatherwatch


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  • Commended for Minnesota Book Award (Minnesota Subject) 2008

Overview

In a tumultuous state that has annual tornadoes, blizzards, thunderstorms and heat waves Minnesotans have a natural interest in predicting the weather - just like the English! Mike Lynch is Minnesota's top weather forecaster, and here he reveals the secrets to accurate forecasting - from Dandelions to Doppler. Infusing the book with a sense of fun and expertise, Lynch explains the mechanics of the weather, and looks at scientific prediction from the Greeks and Romans to present day satellite and radar technology. he also turns to Nature, and shows how plant and animal behavior , sky color, lakes, stars and more can accurately predict the weather. Rounding out this expert fact-filled guide are sidebars on Minnesota weather history and lore, plus a state weather almanac.

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Author:   Mike Lynch
Publisher:   Motorbooks International
Imprint:   Motorbooks International
Dimensions:   Width: 21.50cm , Height: 1.90cm , Length: 25.40cm
Weight:   0.921kg
ISBN:  

9780760328637


ISBN 10:   0760328633
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   14 April 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   No Longer Our Product
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained
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St. Croix Valley , Winter 2007 Longtime meteorologist Mike Lynch gives readers a peek into the world of weather.


Worthington Daily Globe, Dec. 10, 2007 <br> People who watch the weather channel regularly will no doubt be pleased with this book. It's more than enough information to fuel weather conversations for years to come. <br> <br> BookNews.com/SciTech Book News, Dec. 12, 2007<br> A Minneapolis radio meteorologist explains the basic science behind meteorology ... suitable for high school students and above. <br>


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Minnesota native Mike Lynch has been a broadcast meteorologist with WCCO Radio in Minneapolis for over 25 years. Also an astronomy enthusiast, Mike is the author of Mike Lynch's Minnesota StarWatch, published by Voyageur Press in 2004, and a stargazing columnist for the St Paul Pioneer Press. Mike and his wife, Kathy, live in Eagan.

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