Historical Weather Resources
6/9/2011

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Web Sites

Books

  • Blame It on the Rain: How the Weather Has Changed History by Laura Lee (Harper Paperbacks)
  • F5: Devastation, Survival, and the Most Violent Tornado Outbreak of the 20th Century by Mark Levine (Miramax)
  • The Great Hurricane: 1938 by Cherie Burns (Grove Press)
  • Great New England Storms of the 20th Century by editors of the Boston Globe (Boston Globe)
  • The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850 by Brian M. Fagan (Basic Books)
  • Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America by John M. Barry (Simon and Schuster)
  • Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991 by Thomas P. Grazulis (Environmental Films)
  • Storm Warning: The Origins of the Weather Forecast by Pauline Halford (Sutton) 
  • Storm Watchers: The Turbulent History of Weather Prediction from Franklin's Kite to El Nino by John D. Cox (Wiley)
  • Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938 by R.A. Scotti (Back Bay Books)
  • Tornado Alley: Monster Storms of the Great Plains by Howard B. Bluestein (Oxford University Press)
  • The Weather Factor: How Nature Has Changed History by Erik Durchmied (Arcade Publishing)
  • The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan (Mariner Books) 
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