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Help Publish "The Anatomy of Severe Weather"

A project in Denver, CO by Zach Roberts & Jason Weingart

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A weather book with 200 high resolution images using clear page overlays to explain the dynamics of how and why severe weather occurs.
Backers: 663
Average Pledge Per Backer: $70

Funded: $46,674 of $28,500
Dates: Jan 5th -> Feb 4th (30 days)
Project By: Zach Roberts & Jason Weingart
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Latest News


February 3rd - via:
On this, the LAST DAY of our campaign, we wanted to give a shout out to those who serve the public as first responders in tornado prone cities.  Our last updates discussed gifting books to schools and libraries at $45K; well - if we can take it over... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours!

February 2nd - via:
When Jason,Savannah and I started this project, the ultimate dream was to get the book in the hands of kids. We wrote up lesson notes, and reached out to a few former teachers, plus librarians, and other learning centers right in our own... (Read More)

Two Texas-based storm chasers are to release a book detailing how severe weather forms

February 2nd - via:
Search around on the internet and you can easily find thousands of images of severe weather, from fantastic bolts of lightning to giant tornadoes. But what is actually taking place in these images? That’s what a new book will be detailing, showing some of the incredible processes taking place in various superstorms. (Read More)


January 27th - via:
We are so excited about this Update. For the first time, we can tell you amazing details about the hard cover book itself. We are talking museum quality, folks. It will be spectacular. When we started this campaign, we knew what we knew - storm... (Read More)

Stretch Goals!

January 24th - via:
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We made it!!! 100% funded!

January 22nd - via:
We made it, and with time to spare! Thank you each and every one of you who have donated and shared to make this possible!!!   Our project remains live and we will be announcing a stretch goal tomorrow that you will not want to miss. We will... (Read More)

Meet our project Meteorologist!

January 17th - via:
Our goal is for "The Anatomy of Severe Weather" to become well respected and sought after in the academic world. We have been working hard on adding a meteorologist to the team....I happy to say we found our Met. He is a great guy, storm chaser and... (Read More)

A feature article in about our project!

January 15th - via:
We were very fortunate to have our project featured in's The Creators Project yesterday. Please take a moment to visit this article and tell us what you think. "These Stormchasers Want to Teach You About Beautiful, Terrifying Weather" We... (Read More)

We were selected as the Project of the Day by Kickstarter!

January 12th - via:
We are so very honored to be selected as the project of the day! We cant thank Kickstarter enough and this process has been a true joy.  We are making our way towards the 50% funded mark and we are more motivated than ever to reach our goal. Thank... (Read More)

We got selected as a Staff Pick!

January 12th - via:
We got selected as a Kickstarter staff pick today. Check us out here in the middle of the page:  This means that we caught the eye of a... (Read More)

We're one third of the way there!

January 6th - via:
Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to our project and to those that have been busy helping us spread the word. We have come a long way already, but we still have a long way to go. We are dedicated and passionate about this project, and... (Read More)

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