Hurricane Hunters

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  • 2012
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.6  (7)

Early detection and monitoring of hurricanes and tropical depressions saves millions of lives annually. Many people do not think about the men and women who risk death daily to gain important weather data. Follow a group of extreme meteorologists as they chase humongous storms, experience high winds, and survive with an unforgettable story to tell.

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Superstorm Sandy Strikes
9. Superstorm Sandy Strikes
July 29, 2013
A nor-eastern cold storm merges with Hurricane Sandy to form a superstorm; the storm hits during a high tide, causing a tidal surge and flooding New York City subways and the coast of New Jersey.
Epic Storm's Puzzling Path
8. Epic Storm's Puzzling Path
July 22, 2013
The team tracks Hurricane Sandy up the east coast, encountering ice and snow.
The Birth of a Monster
7. The Birth of a Monster
July 15, 2013
The Hurricane Hunters' downtime is cut short by a tropical depression that threatens to grow into a major storm.
So You Want to be a Hurricane Hunter?
6. So You Want to be a Hurricane Hunter?
July 8, 2013
A chronicle of a rookie pilot's training to be a member of the storm-chasing squadron.
Rafael's Wrath
5. Rafael's Wrath
July 1, 2013
Summary not available
Rookie Takes Flight
4. Rookie Takes Flight
June 24, 2013
A rookie hunter is put to the test; takeoff to Tropical Storm Ernesto is delayed by lightning.
Isaac Tosses Curveballs
3. Isaac Tosses Curveballs
June 17, 2013
Tracking Hurricane Isaac in August 2012 is complicated by equipment failures and a storm that changed directions and made landfall in the U.S. twice.
Description

Early detection and monitoring of hurricanes and tropical depressions saves millions of lives annually. Many people do not think about the men and women who risk death daily to gain important weather data. Follow a group of extreme meteorologists as they chase humongous storms, experience high winds, and survive with an unforgettable story to tell.

  • Premiere Date
    June 11, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (7)