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  • Fourth Grade Extreme Weather Resources

    To open any of the links below, hold down CTRL and click on the link.

    Hurricanes:

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-

    disasters/hurricane-profile/ Dont forget to click on more at the bottom of the

    page.

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-hurricane.htm

    This website was written by a meteorologist especially for kids.

    http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

    Be sure to click on the tabs below the paragraphs, Before, during, and after.

    Typhoons and Cyclones:

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/09/130923-typhoon-hurricane-

    cyclone-primer-natural-

    disaster/?source=hp_dl2_news_typhoon_explainer_20130924

    How typhoons, cyclones, and tornadoes are the same kind of storm.

    Tornadoes:

    http://www.timeforkids.com/news/tornadoes-devastate-midwest/160496

    Article from Time for Kids.

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/hurricane-profile/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/hurricane-profile/http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-hurricane.htmhttp://www.ready.gov/hurricaneshttp://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/09/130923-typhoon-hurricane-cyclone-primer-natural-disaster/?source=hp_dl2_news_typhoon_explainer_20130924http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/09/130923-typhoon-hurricane-cyclone-primer-natural-disaster/?source=hp_dl2_news_typhoon_explainer_20130924http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/09/130923-typhoon-hurricane-cyclone-primer-natural-disaster/?source=hp_dl2_news_typhoon_explainer_20130924http://www.timeforkids.com/news/tornadoes-devastate-midwest/160496

  • http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/wtwistqa.htm

    USA today article.

    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ddc/?n=over

    NOAA, the National Weather Services site on if standing under an overpass will

    help you in a thunderstorm.

    http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/overview.htm

    The National Weather Service site about lightening storms.

    http://www.nbcnews.com/id/24583844/ns/weather/t/cars-are-deadly-shelters-

    during-tornadoes/

    This article tells about tornado deaths in cars, then lets you know where to go if

    you are in the car during a tornado.

    http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/resources/safety/wtornado.htm

    Tornado safety. Along the left sidebar are links to more information about

    tornadoes.

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-tornado.htm

    This website was written by a meteorologist especially for kids.

    http://www.ready.gov/tornadoes

    Be sure to click on before, during, after after the paragraphs.

    Floods:

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-

    disasters/floods-profile/

    http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/wtwistqa.htmhttp://www.crh.noaa.gov/ddc/?n=overhttp://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/overview.htmhttp://www.nbcnews.com/id/24583844/ns/weather/t/cars-are-deadly-shelters-during-tornadoes/http://www.nbcnews.com/id/24583844/ns/weather/t/cars-are-deadly-shelters-during-tornadoes/http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/resources/safety/wtornado.htmhttp://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-tornado.htmhttp://www.ready.gov/tornadoeshttp://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/floods-profile/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/floods-profile/

  • National Geographic Article about floods.

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-

    disasters/floods-safety-tips/

    Flood Safety tips. Look below the picture of the man in a flood.

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-rain.htm

    This website was written by a meteorologist especially for kids

    http://www.ready.gov/floods

    Be sure to click on the tabs below the paragraphs, especially before, during, and

    after.

    Landslides:

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/03/140324-mudslides-natural-

    disasters-geology-science/

    Discusses the reasons for the Oso Mudslide and others.

    Avalanches and Winter Storms:

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-

    disasters/avalanche-profile/

    Click more at the bottom of the page.

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130422-avalanche-safety-

    tips/

    Tips for staying safe in an avalanche.

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-winter-storms.htm

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/floods-safety-tips/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/floods-safety-tips/http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-rain.htmhttp://www.ready.gov/floodshttp://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/03/140324-mudslides-natural-disasters-geology-science/http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/03/140324-mudslides-natural-disasters-geology-science/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/avalanche-profile/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/avalanche-profile/http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130422-avalanche-safety-tips/http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130422-avalanche-safety-tips/http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-winter-storms.htm

  • This website was written by a meteorologist especially for kids

    Tsunamis:

    http://kidsahead.com/subjects/7-tsunamis-floods/articles/303

    Video from National Geographic about tsunamis. Be prepared to pause and take

    notes.

    http://www.livescience.com/48638-offshore-islands-boost-tsunami-flooding.html

    Offshore islands should protect the mainland from tsunamis, right?

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-

    disasters/tsunami-profile/

    Wildfires:

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-

    disasters/wildfires/ Dont forget to click more at the bottom of the article.

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wildfire.htm

    This website was written by a meteorologist especially for kids

    http://www.ready.gov/wildfires

    Be sure to click on the tabs below the paragraphsbefore, during, and after

    Volcanoes: http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-

    disasters/volcano-profile/

    http://kidsahead.com/subjects/7-tsunamis-floods/articles/303http://www.livescience.com/48638-offshore-islands-boost-tsunami-flooding.htmlhttp://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tsunami-profile/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tsunami-profile/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/wildfires/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/wildfires/http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wildfire.htmhttp://www.ready.gov/wildfireshttp://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/volcano-profile/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/volcano-profile/

  • http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-

    disasters/volcano-profile/ Mount St. Helens before and after.

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-volcano.htm

    This website was written by a meteorologist especially for kids

    Thunder and Lightning Storms:

    http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/jetstream/lightning/flashriprock.htm

    Look along the left sidebar to find more information.

    http://cvanthul.hubpages.com/hub/The-Types-of-Lightning

    Types of lightning.

    https://student.societyforscience.org/article/where-will-lightning-strike

    Look especially for the subheading: How not to get struck

    http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/atlas/themes.aspx?id=weather&sub=weather

    _phenomena_thunderstorm&lang=En

    Video shows the formation of a thunderstorm.

    General Advice for All Extreme Weather:

    http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/force.html#.VM7gbupTGM

    8 NOAAs site on extreme weather preparedness. Be a force of nature.

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141004-extreme-weather-

    survival-guide-book-disasters/

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/volcano-profile/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/volcano-profile/http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-volcano.htmhttp://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/jetstream/lightning/flashriprock.htmhttp://cvanthul.hubpages.com/hub/The-Types-of-Lightninghttps://student.societyforscience.org/article/where-will-lightning-strikehttp://www.canadiangeographic.ca/atlas/themes.aspx?id=weather&sub=weather_phenomena_thunderstorm&lang=Enhttp://www.canadiangeographic.ca/atlas/themes.aspx?id=weather&sub=weather_phenomena_thunderstorm&lang=Enhttp://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/force.html#.VM7gbupTGM8http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/force.html#.VM7gbupTGM8http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141004-extreme-weather-survival-guide-book-disasters/http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141004-extreme-weather-survival-guide-book-disasters/

  • Interview with the author of a new book about surviving natural disasters.

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety.htm

    The meteorologists page, links to Safety for all weather disasters. Just click on

    the link you need.

    http://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts

    Very short lists of ideas on many natural disasters. Click on the link you need, and

    Be a Hero.

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety.htmhttp://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts