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Severe Thunderstorms and Tornadoes in the United States [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2009.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (24 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Climatic changes.
Government information.
Risk assessment.
Summary:
Examines issues related to severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Discusses forecasting and issuing warnings for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes, role of mitigation, and effect of climate change. Describes risk these hazards pose to communities and individuals; where, when, how, and why they occur; and what damage they may cause. Highlights role of National Weather Service in forecasting severe weather and communicating risk to communities and individuals at risk.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Severe Thunderstorms and Tornadoes in the United States
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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