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161 pages (3/13/2002); 1.7MB download
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 978-0-89886-788-6
Lightning kills more people in North America than tornadoes, hurricanes, or floods. Hikers, campers, and golfers will learn to stay safe when lightning strikes.
* Practical safety strategies for everyone who recreates or works outdoors
* A quick, highly-informative read with interesting anecdotes, myths, and lore about lightning
* Written by award-winning author and meteorologist Jeff Renner
Discover the risks of thunder, thunderstorm winds, lightning, and flashfloods. Lightning Strikesreviews how thunderstorms form, explains the different types of storms, and provides a guide for staying safe using the four As (Anticipate, Assess, Act, and Aid). Interwoven throughout the text are thought-provoking questions to help readers assess dangerous situations and form strategies to make sound decisions.
Lightning Strikes livens its safety advice with often-humorous lore dating back to ancient Greece. This useful how-to book will appeal to anyone who spends time outdoors - hikers, climbers, golfers, construction workers - and has felt threatened by lightning.