Meteorology: The Storm Killers

Like a ballerina bereft of her balance, Hurricane Arlene whirled on a curious course through the Atlantic to open the 1963 storm season. Her wild dance subsided to a gale-force pirouette, then suddenly spun back to hurricane size at week's end. Though she finally seemed headed out to sea, Arlene's sisters* may even now be waiting in the wings. But when they begin their destructive spin toward the U.S. East Coast, they will be met by a group of storm-killing scientists who hope to learn how to stop them.

Bombing Esther. After the wide spread hurricane havoc of 1954 and...

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