Table of contents for Extreme weather : a guide & record book / Christopher C. Burt.

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Introduction
Chapter 1: Heat & Drought
Hottest Cities and Hot Spots; The Humidity Factor; Historic Heat 
Waves of the United States; Global Warming
Chapter 2: Cold 
Coldest Cities and Cold Spots; Historic Cold Waves of the United States
Chapter 3: Snow and Winter Storms
Snowy Places; Historic Snowstorms of the United States; Snowfalls in 
Unusual Places; Ice Storms
Chapter 4: Rain & Floods
Rainiest Places; Extreme Rainfalls from Around the World; Floods
Chapter 5: Thunderstorms & Hail
Stormiest Places; Hailstorms; Lightning
Chapter 6: Tornadoes & Waterspouts
Where Tornadoes Occur; Historic Twisters
Chapter 7: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms
Where Hurricanes Are Most Likely To Strike; Historic Hurricanes, 
Typhoons, and Cyclones; Hurricane Flooding: The Storm Surge
Chapter 8: Windstorms & Fog
Massive Storm Systems; Extreme Winds; Zero Visibility Fogs
Appendices & Bibliography
Extreme Climate Records for 300 U.S. Cities; Conversion Charts; Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- Climate.
Climatology -- United States -- Charts, diagrams, etc.