Weather Handbook 2nd Edition
To the often-asked question, “What’s the weather going to be today?” noted author and weather expert Alan Watts provides the answer in The Weather Handbook. Here is a book that explains how to accurately predict weather patterns-without the “aid” of TV forecasters-through common-sense observations of the clouds and wind and through clear-eyed readings of weather maps.
The book’s many useful tips and rules-of-thumb-supplemented with color photos of clouds and illustrations of weather systems-are based on the latest meteorological advances, as well as centuries-old weather lore. Boaters, fishermen, hikers, or anyone who spends time outdoors will find this book an invaluable resource.
Subjects covered include: Cloud identification; How to read the wind; Interpreting weather maps; Predicting sea breezes and gales; The crossed-wind rule, and much more. A helpful glossary clarifies meteorological terms.
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