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Rise of the Superstorms

During the 2017 hurricane season, the US receives a record three Category 4 hurricane landfalls with Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Harvey, with its record-breaking rainfall and flooding, is the second-most costly storm in US history, with an estimated $125 billion of damage done. Irma broke records with prolonged intensity, causing communities to rethink just how vulnerable we are to hurricanes, due to sea level rise. And Maria's rapid intensification and sheer strength leaves us facing the reality of...
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NOVA is an award-winning series focused on demystifying a vast range of science, technology and history topics--past and present.