🔗 How the Weather Channel Made That Insane Hurricane Florence Storm Surge Animation

Here’s a rare example of some really cool tech that is also incredibly useful:

On one level, yes, the visualization literally just shows what three, six, and nine feet of water looks like. But it’s showing that in a context most people have never experienced. It fills in the gaps of your imagination, and hopefully underscores for anyone in a flood zone all the reasons they should not be.

Rian van der Merwe Elezea // The B-Sides