In 2012, Hurricane Sandy was roaring up the East Coast of the U.S. when it suddenly made a detour, heading straight west to make a cataclysmic surprise landfall in New Jersey. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey was predicted to touch down in Texas, but what experts thought it would do next was anybody's guess. With so much death and destruction left in their wake, why don't we know more about the behavior of hurricanes? It's because nature is very hard to predict — but new technology is helping.
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Written by Ashley Hamer August 27, 2017
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