Situated between the warm breezes of the Gulf of Mexico and the bitter cold of the Yukon, the Midwest experiences some of the nation's most dramatic weather. The collision of the elements leads to superstorms featuring extreme temperature swings, violent tornadoes, giant hailstones, destructive floods, and blinding blizzards. Terry Swails, one of the Midwest's leading meteorologists, is your guide to this weather-ravaged region. With stunning photographs and in-depth accounts, Superstorms chronicles events that have shaped the lives of generations of Midwesterners. Come experience some of the world's most ferocious storms!