Predicting the Unpredictable

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Episode one explores the search for hurricane scientists “holy grail” - seeking to understand the dangerous increases in storm power called rapid intensification.  The film explores what hurricanes are, how they are formed and how the specialists try to predict whether the next storm will blow over or blow the roof off.

Featuring interviews with some of the world’s leading hurricane experts, this episode looks at the latest theories and the most advanced technologies that are being used to hone the forecasts. While a fearless team of Hurricane Hunter pilots flies into the eye of each approaching storm, their data is supplemented by information from satellites, drones and even fish!

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