Storm Chasers: The Stunning Skies of Tornado Alley (America Through Time) (Paperback)
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This book will take you through the ferocious storms and awe-inspiring skies of "Tornado Alley" through the eyes of a storm chaser and tornado researcher who travels there each year attempting to witness and better understand arguably the most extreme weather on the planet. Ominous skies, imposing thunderstorms, strong tornadoes, destructive winds, damaging hail, and breathtaking landscapes were all part of the author's storm chasing adventures traveling throughout this unforgiving, yet beautiful region of the world. Despite having no truly agreed upon geographic boundaries, the Great Plains and portions of the Midwest are often included in the colloquialism, "Tornado Alley." See the jaw dropping results as shear, lift, instability, and moisture all come together in abundance above vast and open landscapes to create stunning scenes unlike anywhere else in the world.