Thursday, March 6, 2008

Beware - The Storm Clouds Gather!

Isaac's Storm has to be a dream read for weather wonks who savor detailed descriptions of monster storms. It offers an exhaustive, but highly readable speculative account of the storm's slow development into a meteorological cataclysm heading Galveston's way. The sense of suspense and dread evident on the very first page of the book is there, indeed, for a good reason. If you'd like some information about this hurricane from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, then investigate "The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900" and related articles at

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