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Danger Zone: Hurricane Storm Surge

2 minutes 35 seconds

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Powerful winds aren’t the only deadly force during a hurricane. The greatest threat to life actually comes from the water in the form of storm surge. Storm surge combined with waves can cause extensive damage, erode beaches, and destroy coastal highways. Researchers use computers to predict storm surge and warn individuals. Part of the "Danger Zone" series.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 35 seconds

Danger Zone
Episode 1
3 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 2
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 3
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 4
3 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 5
3 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 6
3 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 7
3 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 8
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 9
3 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danger Zone
Episode 10
3 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12