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Meteorologist Trent Aric easily explains Hurricane Dorian

Posted at 11:20 AM, Sep 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-02 12:29:59-04

Meteorology is a complex science with seemingly endless variables. Trent Aric has a knack for explaining things through clear visual comparisons. Here are a few that are helpful for understanding hurricanes.

Click through the videos below to see Trent explain:

  • What is going to make Hurricane Dorian turn?
  • What is a Tropical Storm Watch?
  • What determines Hurricane Intensity?
  • How slow is Dorian moving?
  • What is a stadium effect?
Trent Aric explanation of how slow Hurricane Dorian is moving
Trent Aric explains stadium effect in a Hurricane
Trent Aric explains Tropical Storm Watch
Trent Aric explains the turning of Hurricane Dorian
Trent Aric explanation of Hurricane intensity

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