Rise of the Superstorms
Season 45 Episode 8 | 53m 6s
In just one devastating month, Houston, Florida, and the Caribbean were changed forever. In summer 2017, three monster hurricanes swept in from the Atlantic one after another, shattering storm records and killing hundreds of people. As the planet warms, are these superstorms the new normal? How well can we predict them?
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Additional funding for this program is provided by the Richard Saltonstall Charitable Foundation.