Science Fact & Fiction: Extreme Weather
science fact
Picture of weather over Yosemite
Whether it’s extreme heat, snow, or wind, Michigan knows about severe weather. If you want to know about Mother Nature at her most extreme, check out these resources. We’ve also included some resources on preparing for these events!

Into the Storm by Reed Timmer Extraordinary Weather by Richard Hamblyn Extreme Michigan Weather by Paul Gross
The Everything Weather Book by Mark Cantrell National Audubon Society First Field Guide: Weather by Jonathan Kahl Eyewitness Weather (DVD)
Weather Extreme: Tornado (DVD) Link to National Weather Service Youtube Channel Link to Ready Emergency Preparedness Website


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Fictional image of a tornado raining cats and dogs

While extreme weather is real, the human imagination isn’t limited by real-world physics. Take a trip with these stories of weather that’s more than extreme!

Sharknado (DVD) Stormy Weather by Carl Hiaasen Whiteout by Ken Follett
The Day After Tomorrow (DVD) Twister (DVD) The Poseidon Adventure (DVD)
Dry Ice by Bill Evans The Breathtaker by Alice Blanchard The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum