Weather enthusiasts (or just the weather-curious) will discover surprising facts, myths, and oddities in this fascinating book of useful (and sometimes useless) information. With his expertise as a meteorologist and editor, Paul Yeager takes readers on a journey through the curious world of weather, revealing myths and misconceptions, sharing weird phenomena, and explaining how weather has affected history. Readers will discover a host of fascinating weather facts, including: Which city is actually the windiest. How the temperature affects tire pressure. Why humidity makes hair go limp or frizzy. Why a coming storm causes sore joints. Why watering a garden after it rains is a good idea.
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