Show Me . . . Nature's Wrath: Tornadoes, Floods, Ice Storms, and Other Natural Disasters

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Enter the pages of Show-Me... Nature s Wrath and you will discover the horrors of destruction wrought by freak hail storms and fatal lightning bolts. This weather compendium is packed with tales of supercell tornadoes smashing into towns large and small, from as far back as 1880 and as recently as yesterday. Also included are the alternating calamities of drought and flood, as well as the blizzards and ice storms ushered into Missouri by winter s winds. Weather watchers who revel in what winter can bring will enjoy the stories of great blizzards that buried the Ozarks and brought major metropolises like St. Louis and Kansas City to a halt. Missouri s great spring floods and withering summer heat waves have been an object of fascination for poets, prose mongers and artists such as Thomas Hart Benton. And then there are those terrifying funnel clouds

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Enter the pages of Show-Me... Nature's Wrath and you will soon find yourself experiencing the horrors of destruction wrought by freak hail storms and fatal lightning bolts. This weather compendium is packed with tales of supercell tornadoes smashing into towns large and small - from as far back as 1880 and as recently as yesterday. Also included are the alternating calamities of drought and flood, as well as the blizzards and ice storms ushered into Missouri by winter's winds of Thor. With prose accounts by journalist Don Corrigan, and with detailed photo illustrations and newspaper front pages recalling the worst that weather has to offer, Show-Me... Nature's Wrath is at once a historic chronicle of the forces of nature and a prized keepsake.

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Don Corrigan is an accomplished outdoor and environmental writer. He is a journalism professor at Webster University and also editor of the Webster-Kirkwood Times and South County Times.

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