AUSTIN (KXAN) — What is it like to document a hurricane’s landfall?
While we get to watch it on TV, actually being inside the storm as it pounds you with 100+ mph winds and storm surge is quite a bit different. Meteorologist Kristen Currie spoke with storm chaser Jeff Mangum with Tornado Trackers about his experience inside Hurricane Harvey. You can hear his perspective in the videos on this page.
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Learn more about hurricane Ida:
Hurricane Ida is the strongest hurricane to hit Louisiana, and it’s having a big impact. The Mississippi River flowed backward during the storm. Many evacuees have arrived in Austin to wait out the storm. Don’t forget the pets? Local animal shelters have also taken in pets.