!'I / I;I ir, BOOK REVIEWS NORT H CAROLINA WEATHER AN D CLIMATE Peter J. Robinson, 2005, 256 pp., $39.95, hardbound, University of Nort h Carolina Press, ISBN 0-8078-2961-7 here are many reasons why people move to North from the southeast as flow from the southwest. In the very brief history describing the evolution of modern Carolina from elsewhere in the United States Tand other parts of the world, and why longtime weather services, a few more benchmark dates beyond the beginning of the twentieth century and the Second residents remain settled in this part of the country. Arguably, one of the foremost reasons is the weather. World War—such as the introduction of model guid- ance in mid-to-late 1960s, routine sat- For those people contemplating a move to this area or for those simply seeking a better understanding of how ellite information in the mid-1970s, their weather works, Peter Robinson's North Carolina and Doppler radar in the mid-1990s, Weather and Climate offers many insights. In the book, might have provided a better sense Robinson clearly articulates the atmospheric normali- of the rate of progress in the realm of ties and anomalies of the past and present—as well as weather
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