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READINGS BOOK REVIEWS WEATHE R EXTREME S O F TH E WES T Tye W. Parzybok, 2005,281 pp., $24.00, paperbound, Mountain Press, ISBN 0-87842-473-3 ester n states have a substantially different Th e book has a plethora of figures, tables, and set of weather issues than eastern locations. maps, many in color. They make the book easy to Amon g the primary factors in the west are read, and the main points are reinforced by being in altitude and the availability of low-level moisture. bot h the text and illustrations. For example, the de- These factors interact with traveling weather systems scription and map of th e Catalina Eddy are excellent, to produce variations across relatively small distances and there are two great satellite im- and time periods. Fronts and troughs come and go, ages of the 2003 Colorado blizzard. but their manifestation in the West is often not well Thes e are typical of many western organized . These factors are often minimized in phenomen a that are significant on meteorologica l training and information provided the local scale. Frequent and unusual to the public. rainfal l statistics are an interest of the author. Th e author states in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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BOOK REVIEWS WEATHE R EXTREME S O F TH E WES T Tye W. Parzybok, 2005,281 pp., $24.00, paperbound, Mountain Press, ISBN 0-87842-473-3 ester n states have a substantially different Th e book has a plethora of figures, tables, and set of weather issues than eastern locations. maps, many in color. They make the book easy to Amon g the primary factors in the west are read, and the main points are reinforced by being in altitude and the availability of low-level moisture. bot h the text and illustrations. For example, the de- These factors interact with traveling weather systems scription and map of th e Catalina Eddy are excellent, to produce variations across relatively small distances and there are two great satellite im- and time periods. Fronts and troughs come and go, ages of the 2003 Colorado blizzard. but their manifestation in the West is often not well Thes e are typical of many western organized . These factors are often minimized in phenomen a that are significant on meteorologica l training and information provided the local scale. Frequent and unusual to the public. rainfal l statistics are an interest of the author. Th e author states in

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