Designed for operational forecasters, hobbyists, professionals, and anyone who wants to get fully immersed in the current state of severe weather prediction. Rather than dwelling on the details of theory, mathematics, and research, this title is geared solidly toward forecasting in an informative, easy-to-read format.

  • Written by Tim Vasquez
  • 2015 color edition
  • 262 pp.
  • ISBN 978-0-9969423-0-0
  • 7.5 x 9.25"
  • True bound
  • Offset print
  • 4-color interior
  • Glossy color cover
Price: $36.95

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    With Internet weather data growing at exponential rates, dual-polarization radar systems coming online, enthusiasts flocking to storm chasing by the hundreds, and great strides being made in storm forecasting, the time has come for a comprehensive book on predicting these dangerous weather occurrences. Severe Storm Forecasting is the perfect title for the forecast desk. Examine the latest in storm structure, look up the ideal precursors for hail and tornadoes, study up on hodographs and soundings, and take a close look at weather analysis and diagnosis. There s no calculus in this book, no fanciful tornado stories, and no oversimplification of advanced concepts. Pick up this book and step into the severe thunderstorm forecast office

    Chapter Listing Includes:

    1. Mesoanalysis
    2. The Thunderstorm
    3. Mesoscale Convective Systems
    4. Tornadoes
    5. Hail
    6. Lightning
    7. Stability & Shear
    8. Radar
    9. Satellite
    10. Forecasting
    11. Numerical Prediction