Please join us for a presentation and book signing with CNN weather anchor Bonnie Schneider featuring her new book, Extreme Weather: A Guide to Surviving Flash Floods, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Snowstorms, Tsunamis and Other Natural Disasters.
2010 had broken the most weather records on the books – until 2011 hit. With over $35 billion in damages (not including Hurricane Irene) and over 700 U.S. disaster and weather deaths this year, it’s clear that Extreme Weather is on the rise and taking a heavy toll. Bonnie Schneider explains when Extreme Weather strikes and how to respond. In Extreme Weather, she distills her extensive knowledge as a trained meteorologist to craft a must-have informational guide on natural disasters. She interviews experts from a wide variety of agencies—including FEMA and NOAA—to provide a comprehensive understanding of the science behind weather patterns and the latest thinking on how to act in dangerous conditions.
Extreme Weather is a guidebook on natural disasters for everyday people, an informative yet straightforward book that introduces the reader to the best course of action during weather emergencies, including: how to handle Extreme Weather scenarios in your car, outside, on a boat or at home what you need to have at home to protect against floods, earthquakes, or severe storms how to protect your home from rapidly spreading fire how to create a family evacuation plan for different emergencies making sure your beloved pet it taken care of in time of disaster
Bonnie Schneider is a meteorologist who appears on the various media platforms of CNN and HLN. She holds the American Meteorological Society’s Seal of Approval for excellence in weather broadcasting. She covered Hurricane Katrina for CNN Worldwide.
This event is held in partnership with The World Affairs Council of New Orleans.
Location: Street: 513 Octavia St City: New Orleans, Province: Louisiana Postal Code: 70115-2055 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)