Synopsis by Cecilia Cygnar
Part of the In Search Of series, this documentary explores the science and danger behind hurricanes. Narrated by series host Leonard Nimoy, this video shows footage of actual hurricanes, from the beginning of the storm in the ocean to the affects of the storm once it hits land. Scientists and people who lived through them talk about some of the famous and destructive hurricanes in history. Meteorologists explain the scientific reason behind this natural phenomenon and how these storms begin as a tropical depression and increase into a deadly hurricane. There is also information on how to protect yourself and your home from this powerful side of Mother Nature.