"The book uniquely includes solid scientific rigor in explanations that help to unravel the many mysteries and curiosities of the weather in the Pacific Northwest. It provides an unsurpassed opportunity to interested laypersons and weather enthusiasts to learn not only about the many weather events that occur in the Northwest but also to understand the meteorological principles that are at the root of their existence." - Brad Colman, NOAA/National Weather Service
Mass explains all of this in an accessible, easy to understand way.
This book does an excellent job of explaining much of the weather patterns you'll see in the NW and is full of very helpful illustrations and figures.
I highly recommend this book to anyone needing or wanting to know more about PNW weather!
I got this for my husband for Christmas. He has found the information very interesting and looks at the book often.Published 6 months ago by Charmayn Alley
Listen to him on NPR, Cliff Mass has a wonderful talent for describing and explaining the amazing weather of our PNW!Published 10 months ago by Megan Dunn
My brother, a science journalist, turned me on to Cliff Mass' blog site. Being that my lifestyle revolves around weather, Cliff's blog was and still is informative. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Randy Spotts
I've always been curious about the various weather patterns in this area. A book dedicated to this very subject is unique in itself.Published 16 months ago by Moz
We live on Whidbey Island where the weather can change quickly and can be quite active. It's nice to have the professor's book as a resource guide to consult when we are perplexed... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Vince
This book is a good read, discusses microclimates of the NW, extreme weather events, and general weather and climate topics.Published 17 months ago by Do it yourselfer
Cliff Mass is an engaging meteorologist. He's one of those wonderful people who are amazingly bright and yet able to convey their knowledge to the average person in a way that is... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
I bought this book after running into the author's blog on NW weather. If you enjoy reading the author's blog, you'll enjoy this book too. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book clarified things for me that I had not yet understood but had been trying to for a while. It's laid out with lots of explanatory graphics, and paints a thorough picture... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Andrew Millison