Adventures in Tornado Alley “The Storm Chasers”

Hollingshead, Mike
Publisher: Thames and Hudson
Binding: PLC (no jacket)
Pages: 192
Measurements: 24.00 x 19.10 cm

“… The winds are getting stronger and stronger, ripping west into the storm while the power lines overhead scream as the gusts blow through them.”

This amazing book is a stunning collection of photographs of the most exciting of all weather phenomena by two of the world’s most renowned storm chasers.

See Michael Fish (yes, that Michael Fish) as storm chaser in The Telegraph online. Follow the links to the ‘Adventures in Tornado Alley’ gallery.

The magnificent storms of the infamous Tornado Alley in the central USA? are revered both by professional meteorologists and those enthusiasts who obsessively chase them in the quest for the ultimate extreme weather adrenaline rush.

Adventures in Tornado Alley takes the reader out on the road with two young chasers whose knack for being in the right place at the right time, capturing the grandeur of these spectacular scenes, has won them worldwide attention.

• Charts the dramatic development of seventeen chases – photo journals that take the reader to the heart of the unfolding events
• Features on auroras, hail, mammatus clouds and forecasting, with explanations about the nature of these phenomena
• Science section by Chuck Doswell, a veteran chaser and meteorological scientist

Mike Hollingshead is a full-time storm chaser. Eric Nguyen studied meteorology and chased storms for twelve years.
Chuck Doswell works as Senior Research Scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies at the University of Oklahoma.

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