Readers will get an in-depth look at everything weather related in this encyclopedia. Alongside engaging photos, readers will learn about weather basics and extreme storms including thunderstorms, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, hailstorms, blizzards, ice storms, droughts, wildfires and firestorms, dust storms, and heat waves. How climate change impacts extreme storms is covered. Features include a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Reference is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.