TITLE

Storm Tracker

AUTHOR(S)
Batelli, Cara
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/22/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with television weather reporter Al Roker regarding hurricanes. Roker talks about things that need to be done in the event of a hurricane. He also mentions the process for naming a hurricane. He cites the reason for the difficulty in predicting the weather. He also mentions the importance of teaching people about the weather.
ACCESSION #
22546869

 

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