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Dr. Mel’s Connecticut Climate Book
Mel Goldstein



Garnet Books

Wesleyan University Press
2009 • 240 pp. 45 illus. 18 figs. 137 tables 7 x 10"
Weather / Connecticut

$24.95 Paperback, 978-0-8195-6839-7
$19.99 Ebook, 978-0-8195-6963-9

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Connecticut’s unique climate and major weather events explained by the state’s best-known meteorologist

Hot and humid, crisp and cold, or frigid and icy, the climate affects everything from what we wear to what we grow and what kind of work we do. In Dr. Mel’s Connecticut Climate Book, beloved Connecticut meteorologist “Dr. Mel” Goldstein explains how the weather in the state changes from season to season, and how weather and climate work together. The book also delivers a fascinating account of Connecticut’s weather history covering the past three centuries. Blizzards, cold waves, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and heat waves are included—documented with photographs, data plots and graphs, and meteorological explanation. This invaluable handbook showcases a variety of data and lore on Connecticut’s weather systems. Dr. Mel’s Connecticut Climate Book contains information about what to expect from each season, details and stories about Connecticut’s most famous historical storms, archival photos, and charts of temperatures and weather patterns—all in a format that is fun to read.

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Endorsements:

“At last, a book answering all my questions about why Connecticut's weather is dramatic, unpredictable, and memorable—the precise qualities of Dr. Mel’s engaging and invaluable lesson in the history and science of our weather personality.” —Faith Middleton, WNPR

“Dr. Mel is one of our great natural resources. Others just talk of the weather. Joyously, he makes it a matter of life and literature.”—Lary Bloom, author of Lary Bloom’s Connecticut Notebook



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DR. MEL GOLDSTEIN has been best known as the chief meteorologist for News Channel 8 in Connecticut, and is the author of the Complete Idiot's Guide to Weather (1999). Connecticut Magazine selected Goldstein as the “Best In Connecticut On-Air Meteorologist” for 9 consecutive years, and he was recently inducted into their Hall of Fame. The National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences recently presented Goldstein with their twenty-five-year Silver Circle Award for performance and public service.






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