Storm Stories

Storm Stories

2003 - 2010, Reality, News, Other
Real-life stories of the survivors and rescuers of life-threatening weather events.
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Episode Guide

  • Storm Stories - Ike (Episode 377)
    Episode 377:

    Ike

    One of the strongest hurricanes almost destroys the town of Galveston.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina Dolphins (Episode 376)
    Episode 376:

    Katrina Dolphins

    Rescuers race to save the dolphins after Katrina's massive storm.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Bill (Episode 374)
    Episode 374:

    Hurricane Bill

  • Storm Stories - Katrina Animals (Episode 373)
    Episode 373:

    Katrina Animals

  • Storm Stories - New Guinea Tsunami (Episode 372)
    Episode 372:

    New Guinea Tsunami

  • Storm Stories - California Fire (Episode 371)
    Episode 371:

    California Fire

    August 11, 2004 the temperature in Redding, California hits 105 degrees with just six percent humidity; sparks from a lawn mower ignite a dry grass fire.

  • Storm Stories - Boy Scouts Tornado (Episode 370)
    Episode 370:

    Boy Scouts Tornado

    Boy Scouts share their stories about the tornado that hit the Little Sioux Scout Ranch.

  • Storm Stories - Atlanta Tornado (Episode 369)
    Episode 369:

    Atlanta Tornado

    A tornado hits downtown Atlanta, Georgia and catches thousands of people totally off guard.

  • Storm Stories - Grand Canyon Rescue (Episode 368)
    Episode 368:

    Grand Canyon Rescue

    A heat wave turns the Grand Canyon into a deathtrap through the night.

  • Storm Stories - Iniki Wedding (Episode 367)
    Episode 367:

    Iniki Wedding

    Hurricane Iniki hits the Hawaiian island of Kauai in 1992.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Camille: Pass Christian (Episode 366)
    Episode 366:

    Hurricane Camille: Pass Christian

    The town of Pass Christian, Miss., rests in the path of major hurricanes.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Rita (Episode 365)
    Episode 365:

    Hurricane Rita

    Another violent windstorm strikes the Gulf Coast just weeks after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina WLOX (Episode 364)
    Episode 364:

    Katrina WLOX

    A local television station stays on the air as Hurricane Katrina ravages Mississippi in 2005.

  • Storm Stories - Lightning Mom (Episode 363)
    Episode 363:

    Lightning Mom

    Severe thunderstorms in northeastern Texas electrify the sky; a woman is struck by lightning while inside her home.

  • Storm Stories - Big Sur Wildfire (Episode 362)
    Episode 362:

    Big Sur Wildfire

    A wildfire event in California's Big Sur region endangers man and animal alike.

  • Storm Stories - Texas Microburst (Episode 361)
    Episode 361:

    Texas Microburst

    A fast-moving storm collapses the roof of the Dallas Cowboys' indoor practice facility.

  • Storm Stories - Blizzard Transplants (Episode 360)
    Episode 360:

    Blizzard Transplants

    Snowy spring weather creates an obstacle for a man in dire need of a liver transplant.

  • Storm Stories - Red River Flood (Episode 359)
    Episode 359:

    Red River Flood

    Melting snow and ice endangers residents living near North Dakota's Red River.

  • Storm Stories - Cave Flood (Episode 358)
    Episode 358:

    Cave Flood

    A flash flood traps a geology professor and his students in a Georgia cave.

  • Storm Stories - Florida Fog (Episode 357)
    Episode 357:

    Florida Fog

    A combination of smoke and fog creates deadly conditions on a Florida highway.

  • Storm Stories - Georgia Floods (Episode 356)
    Episode 356:

    Georgia Floods

    After two years of drought, record-breaking rainfall leads to massive flooding in Atlanta.

  • Storm Stories - Utah Floods (Episode 355)
    Episode 355:

    Utah Floods

    A January 2005 storm brings torrential rain to southwestern Utah, causing the Santa Clara River to overflow.

  • Storm Stories - Murfreesboro Tornado (Episode 354)
    Episode 354:

    Murfreesboro Tornado

    A tornado strikes Murfreesboro, Tenn., on April 10, 2009.

  • Storm Stories - Aurora Tornado (Episode 353)
    Episode 353:

    Aurora Tornado

    Storm chasers follow a tornado as it heads toward Aurora, Neb.

  • Storm Stories - May 10, 2008 Tornado (Episode 352)
    Episode 352:

    May 10, 2008 Tornado

    A tornado near Chetopa, Kan., causes death and destruction as it moves into Picher, Okla.

  • Storm Stories - Tornado Chasers (Episode 351)
    Episode 351:

    Tornado Chasers

    Storm trackers find action in Kirksville, Mo., and on the plains of Nebraska.

  • Storm Stories - Atlanta Tornado (Episode 350)
    Episode 350:

    Atlanta Tornado

    A rare tornado roars through downtown Atlanta in March 2008.

  • Storm Stories - Enterprise Tornado (Episode 349)
    Episode 349:

    Enterprise Tornado

    A powerful tornado destroys a high school in Enterprise, Ala., in March 2007.

  • Storm Stories - Wilma Cancun (Episode 348)
    Episode 348:

    Wilma Cancun

    Vacationers in the Yucatan are caught off guard when a tropical storm quickly evolves into Hurricane Wilma in October 2005.

  • Storm Stories - Mitch Honduras (Episode 347)
    Episode 347:

    Mitch Honduras

    Forecasters are surprised when Hurricane Mitch blossoms into a Category 5 storm.

  • Storm Stories - Ivan Dome Home (Episode 346)
    Episode 346:

    Ivan Dome Home

    Families in Pensacola, Fla., make the dangerous decision to ride out Hurricane Ivan in September 2004.

  • Storm Stories - Iniki Jurassic (Episode 345)
    Episode 345:

    Iniki Jurassic

    The cast and crew of Steven Spielberg's film 'Jurassic Park' experience the force of Hurricane Iniki in September 1992.

  • Storm Stories - Camille Reporters (Episode 344)
    Episode 344:

    Camille Reporters

    Four ambitious TV reporters prepare for Hurricane Camille, a Category 5 storm approaching the Mississippi Gulf Coast in August 1969.

  • Storm Stories - Erin & the Drainpipe (Episode 343)
    Episode 343:

    Erin & the Drainpipe

    Tropical Storm Erin; a passenger bus is swept off a highway; a man is sucked into a drainage pipe.

  • Storm Stories - Ike's Storm Surge (Episode 342)
    Episode 342:

    Ike's Storm Surge

    Residents of Galveston, Texas, attempt to escape from Hurricane Ike, but an unexpected storm surge cuts them off from the mainland.

  • Storm Stories - Andrew Homestead (Episode 341)
    Episode 341:

    Andrew Homestead

    A family captures the terrifying power of Hurricane Andrew on home video; a Miami reporter makes a live storm broadcast while in his car.

  • Storm Stories - Ivan/Cayman (Episode 340)
    Episode 340:

    Ivan/Cayman

    Two families struggle for survival as Hurricane Ivan ravages the island of Grand Cayman in 2004.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Andrew (Episode 339)
    Episode 339:

    Hurricane Andrew

    People who experienced the power of Hurricane Andrew recall the 1992 storm.

  • Storm Stories - Laguna Landslide (Episode 338)
    Episode 338:

    Laguna Landslide

    A newborn baby's life is endangered after heavy rains cause a massive mudslide in California.

  • Storm Stories - California Witch Creek Fire (Episode 337)
    Episode 337:

    California Witch Creek Fire

    A California couple awaken in the middle of the night to learn they are trapped in their home by a wildfire.

  • Storm Stories - Icy Indy Pileup (Episode 336)
    Episode 336:

    Icy Indy Pileup

    Icy conditions and a sudden whiteout at rush hour create the worst highway pileup in Indiana's history.

  • Storm Stories - Lone Grove Tornado (Episode 335)
    Episode 335:

    Lone Grove Tornado

    A series of tornadoes barrels across Oklahoma in February 2009, with the town of Lone Grove sustaining the heaviest damage.

  • Storm Stories - Erin Floods Midwest (Episode 334)
    Episode 334:

    Erin Floods Midwest

    Two Missouri residents are stranded in the massive flash flooding created by Tropical Storm Erin in August 2007.

  • Storm Stories - California Fires (Episode 333)
    Episode 333:

    California Fires

    The combination of strong winds and drought conditions creates a fire emergency that threatens the San Diego area in October 2007.

  • Storm Stories - Floods Animals (Episode 332)
    Episode 332:

    Floods Animals

    Midwestern farmers struggle to save their animals after melting snowfall creates flood conditions.

  • Storm Stories - Montana Avalanche (Episode 331)
    Episode 331:

    Montana Avalanche

    Heavy snow creates perfect snowboarding conditions but also danger for five friends in Montana's Centennial Mountain Range.

  • Storm Stories - BC Avalanche (Episode 330)
    Episode 330:

    BC Avalanche

    Multiple avalanches trap 11 friends in the frigid Canadian Rocky Mountains.

  • Storm Stories - Grand Canyon (Episode 329)
    Episode 329:

    Grand Canyon

    A life-threatening flood in Supai, Ariz., leads to dramatic rescues.

  • Storm Stories - Midwest Flood (Episode 328)
    Episode 328:

    Midwest Flood

    A record-breaking rainfall creates a devastating flood in Stockton, Minn.

  • Storm Stories - Pierce City, Missouri, Tornado (Episode 324)
    Episode 324:

    Pierce City, Missouri, Tornado

    A May 2003 F-3 tornado destroys most of a Missouri city's historic business district.

  • Storm Stories - East Coast (Episode 323)
    Episode 323:

    East Coast

    Hurricane Hugo: a yacht-owner decides to ride out the storm; power is out along the South Carolina coast; a high-school shelter becomes flooded as people scramble for safety.

  • Storm Stories - Lost Family (Episode 322)
    Episode 322:

    Lost Family

    A daring air rescue is launched after a fast-moving storm strands a family in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

  • Storm Stories - Yosemite Plane Down (Episode 321)
    Episode 321:

    Yosemite Plane Down

    A family's plane crashes in Yosemite National Park during a winter storm in 1982.

  • Storm Stories - Greensburg Buckman (Episode 320)
    Episode 320:

    Greensburg Buckman

    Residents of Greensburg, Kan., recall their experiences of the May 2007 tornado that leveled their community.

  • Storm Stories - Ike (Episode 319)
    Episode 319:

    Ike

    Hurricane Ike threatens the residents of Galveston, Texas, in September 2008.

  • Storm Stories - Pueblo Rescue (Episode 318)
    Episode 318:

    Pueblo Rescue

    A severe storm in Pueblo, Colo., damages a grocery store and injures people at the state fair.

  • Storm Stories - Tropical Storm Erin Rescue (Episode 317)
    Episode 317:

    Tropical Storm Erin Rescue

    A helicopter rescue takes place in an Oklahoma town devastated by Tropical Storm Erin in August 2007.

  • Storm Stories - Hawaii Kayaker (Episode 316)
    Episode 316:

    Hawaii Kayaker

    A kayaker awaits rescue after a fierce storm off Hawaii.

  • Storm Stories - Windsor CO Tornado (Episode 315)
    Episode 315:

    Windsor CO Tornado

    An EF3 tornado strikes Windsor, Colo., on May 22, 2008.

  • Storm Stories - Greensburg Tornado (Episode 314)
    Episode 314:

    Greensburg Tornado

    The town of Greensburg, Kan., is leveled by an EF5 tornado in May 2007.

  • Storm Stories - Super Tuesday Tornado (Episode 313)
    Episode 313:

    Super Tuesday Tornado

    A tornado outbreak occurs in early February 2008.

  • Storm Stories - Parkersburg IA Tornado (Episode 312)
    Episode 312:

    Parkersburg IA Tornado

    Six people are killed when an EF5 tornado strikes Parkersburg, Iowa, on May 25, 2008.

  • Storm Stories - Boy Scouts Tornado (Episode 311)
    Episode 311:

    Boy Scouts Tornado

    Boy Scouts share their stories of survival after a deadly tornado strikes their camp in Little Sioux, Iowa.

  • Storm Stories - Enforcement at Sea (Episode 310)
    Episode 310:

    Enforcement at Sea

    Law enforcement at sea.

  • Storm Stories - Dangerous Maneuvers (Episode 309)
    Episode 309:

    Dangerous Maneuvers

    A man goes overboard and must await rescue by the Coast Guard from the frigid, choppy waters of the Pacific Ocean.

  • Storm Stories - Survival: Sierra Hiker Rescue (Episode 308)
    Episode 308:

    Survival: Sierra Hiker Rescue

    Rescuing a hiker in the mountains.

  • Storm Stories - Siren, WI, Tornado (Episode 307)
    Episode 307:

    Siren, WI, Tornado

    A tornado kills three people and destroys 175 buildings in a small Wisconsin village.

  • Storm Stories - Storm Kidney Transplant (Episode 306)
    Episode 306:

    Storm Kidney Transplant

    A New Jersey man gets the call that a lifesaving kidney is available, but a storm dumps 24 inches of snow on the roads.

  • Storm Stories - Oklahoma Tornadoes: Blown From Her Arms (Episode 305)
    Episode 305:

    Oklahoma Tornadoes: Blown From Her Arms

    Several tornadoes slash through the heart of Oklahoma; one snatches an infant from her mother's arms.

  • Storm Stories - Crater Lake Avalanche (Episode 304)
    Episode 304:

    Crater Lake Avalanche

    An avalanche drops tons of snow on a park ranger, a ski patrolman and two skiers in Oregon's Crater Lake National Park.

  • Storm Stories - Little Rock Crash Landing (Episode 303)
    Episode 303:

    Little Rock Crash Landing

    A jetliner encounters a violent windstorm over an Arkansas airport.

  • Storm Stories - Conway Springs Tornado (Episode 302)
    Episode 302:

    Conway Springs Tornado

    Storm chasers track twisters near Wichita, Kan.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Alaska Search and Rescue (Episode 301)
    Episode 301:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Alaska Search and Rescue

    A Coast Guard helicopter is dispatched to rescue the captain of a sinking boat.

  • Storm Stories - FL Storm Driver, Inuit Avalanche (Episode 300)
    Episode 300:

    FL Storm Driver, Inuit Avalanche

    A New Year's Eve avalanche in a remote northern community buries dozens of people.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Stories: Ivan Alabama Zoo (Episode 299)
    Episode 299:

    Animal Stories: Ivan Alabama Zoo

    Hurricane Ivan roars toward the resort community of Gulf Shores, Ala., in 2004.

  • Storm Stories - Belvidere Tornado (Episode 298)
    Episode 298:

    Belvidere Tornado

    A tornado outbreak strikes the Chicago area on April 21, 1967.

  • Storm Stories - Chasing in Kansas (Episode 297)
    Episode 297:

    Chasing in Kansas

    Storm chasers witness the devastating effects of severe weather in Kansas.

  • Storm Stories - Hawaiian Debris (Episode 296)
    Episode 296:

    Hawaiian Debris

    The collapse of a weathered volcanic mountain ridge endangers vacationers in Hawaii.

  • Storm Stories - Battlefield, Mo., Tornado (Episode 295)
    Episode 295:

    Battlefield, Mo., Tornado

    Brutal twisters rip through the Midwest on May 4, 2003.

  • Storm Stories - Florida Wave Rescue (Episode 294)
    Episode 294:

    Florida Wave Rescue

    A father fights a wall of water to save his baby from a flooding car.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Tragedy at Sea (Episode 293)
    Episode 293:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Tragedy at Sea

    Rescuers attempt to save a person pulled from the frigid waters of southeastern Alaska.

  • Storm Stories - Newfoundland Ocean Ranger (Episode 292)
    Episode 292:

    Newfoundland Ocean Ranger

    A huge wave slams into an oil rig drilling off the coast of Newfoundland.

  • Storm Stories - Moore, OK Tornado (Episode 291)
    Episode 291:

    Moore, OK Tornado

    Massive tornadoes strike Moore, Okla.

  • Storm Stories - OK Tornado Outbreak (Episode 290)
    Episode 290:

    OK Tornado Outbreak

    Massive tornadoes ravage Oklahoma.

  • Storm Stories - La Conchita, CA, Mudslide (Episode 289)
    Episode 289:

    La Conchita, CA, Mudslide

    A massive mudslide in La Conchita, California was caused by weeks of constant rain in January 2005.

  • Storm Stories - Mexico (Episode 287)
    Episode 287:

    Mexico

    In Teziutlan Mexico, 104 people died from tragic mudslides after a tropical depression caused massive quantities of rain.

  • Storm Stories - Rescue Swimmers (Episode 286)
    Episode 286:

    Rescue Swimmers

    Coast Guard swimmers are called into action after all other rescue attempts have failed.

  • Storm Stories - 1995 VA Floods (Episode 285)
    Episode 285:

    1995 VA Floods

    Western Virginia is devastated by floods in June 1995.

  • Storm Stories - Tragedy at Sea (Episode 284)
    Episode 284:

    Tragedy at Sea

    An outdoorsman in Sitka, Alaska, fears the sea.

  • Storm Stories - Oregon Rock Slide (Episode 283)
    Episode 283:

    Oregon Rock Slide

  • Storm Stories - Mulvane KS Tornado (Episode 282)
    Episode 282:

    Mulvane KS Tornado

    Veteran storm chasers encounter deadly tornadoes.

  • Storm Stories - Grand Forks, ND '97 Floods (Episode 281)
    Episode 281:

    Grand Forks, ND '97 Floods

    An early thaw causes massive flooding in Grand Forks, N.D.

  • Storm Stories - Colorado Blizzard Rescue (Episode 280)
    Episode 280:

    Colorado Blizzard Rescue

    Six snowmobilers lose their way during a blizzard in the Colorado mountains.

  • Storm Stories - California Mudslides (Episode 279)
    Episode 279:

    California Mudslides

    A flooded mountainside results in a California mudslide disaster on Christmas Day.

  • Storm Stories - Green Belt, MD Tornado (Episode 278)
    Episode 278:

    Green Belt, MD Tornado

    A deadly tornado rips through La Plata, Md., on April 28, 2002.

  • Storm Stories - Australia Bush Fire (Episode 276)
    Episode 276:

    Australia Bush Fire

    Drought conditions spawn a firestorm in Australia's Blue Mountains National Park.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina USCG City Hall (Episode 275)
    Episode 275:

    Katrina USCG City Hall

    Examining the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina NOLA TV (Episode 274)
    Episode 274:

    Katrina NOLA TV

    Covering Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Northern California Floods (Episode 273)
    Episode 273:

    Northern California Floods

    Northern California floods.

  • Storm Stories - Mount McKinley Amputee (Episode 272)
    Episode 272:

    Mount McKinley Amputee

    A small plane crashes on Mount McKinley in Alaska.

  • Storm Stories - Arctic Crash (Episode 267)
    Episode 267:

    Arctic Crash

    Plane-crash survivors fear the worst as a blizzard approaches.

  • Storm Stories - Raging River (Episode 266)
    Episode 266:

    Raging River

    Floodwaters from unusually heavy rains change lives and the landscape.

  • Storm Stories - Earthquake (Episode 265)
    Episode 265:

    Earthquake

    The forces that cause earthquakes and their resulting aftermath.

  • Storm Stories - Raging Hurricanes (Episode 264)
    Episode 264:

    Raging Hurricanes

    Experts believe hurricane damage rates are increasing due to increased coastal populations.

  • Storm Stories - Slides (Episode 263)
    Episode 263:

    Slides

    Solid rock gives way causing disaster.

  • Storm Stories - Savage Waters (Episode 262)
    Episode 262:

    Savage Waters

    Massive storms unleash torrential rains causing floodwaters that savage the landscape.

  • Storm Stories - Mt. Torbert Rescue (Episode 261)
    Episode 261:

    Mt. Torbert Rescue

    A plane crashes on a glacier.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: The Blizzard of '78 (Episode 260)
    Episode 260:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: The Blizzard of '78

    The Coast Guard is called into action when New England is pounded by a blizzard in February 1978.

  • Storm Stories - Mount Lassen Avalanche (Episode 259)
    Episode 259:

    Mount Lassen Avalanche

    A skier is buried in an avalanche.

  • Storm Stories - Coquihalla Avalanche (Episode 258)
    Episode 258:

    Coquihalla Avalanche

    A snowmobiler loses control in an avalanche.

  • Storm Stories - Mt. Baker Avalanche (Episode 257)
    Episode 257:

    Mt. Baker Avalanche

    A cameraman is buried by an avalanche on Mount Baker in Washington.

  • Storm Stories - European Windstorm (Episode 256)
    Episode 256:

    European Windstorm

    The strongest winds in a century strand a hiker in the Swiss Alps.

  • Storm Stories - Atlanta Tornado (Episode 255)
    Episode 255:

    Atlanta Tornado

    Rescuers race to save a paralyzed woman endangered by an approaching tornado.

  • Storm Stories - Utah Avalanche (Episode 254)
    Episode 254:

    Utah Avalanche

    Surviving an avalanche is nearly impossible.

  • Storm Stories - Fortress Mountain Rescue (Episode 253)
    Episode 253:

    Fortress Mountain Rescue

    Rescuers search for a hiker lost in a mountain blizzard.

  • Storm Stories - Moroccan Sandstorm (Episode 252)
    Episode 252:

    Moroccan Sandstorm

    Two rally drivers become lost in the desert.

  • Storm Stories - Grand Banks Atlantic Gale (Episode 251)
    Episode 251:

    Grand Banks Atlantic Gale

    Fishermen fight for survival when ocean waters turn deadly.

  • Storm Stories - Tennessee Tornadoes (Episode 250)
    Episode 250:

    Tennessee Tornadoes

    Severe weather erupts in the central United States in April 2006.

  • Storm Stories - Louisiana: Army National Guard (Episode 249)
    Episode 249:

    Louisiana: Army National Guard

    The Louisiana Army National Guard returns to New Orleans to survey the damage from Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina: New Orleans City Hall (Episode 248)
    Episode 248:

    Katrina: New Orleans City Hall

    Members of the Coast Guard help rescue a four-legged victim of Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Lost at Sea (Episode 247)
    Episode 247:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Lost at Sea

    Gloucester fishermen have made a living on the sea for over three-hundred years; for more than two centuries the Coast Guard has been charged with protecting them.

  • Storm Stories - New Guinea Tsunami (Episode 245)
    Episode 245:

    New Guinea Tsunami

    Scientists investigate the mystery behind the devastating fifty-foot wave.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Wilma (Episode 244)
    Episode 244:

    Hurricane Wilma

    Residents of small fishing villages decide to ride out the category 3 hurricane, in October 2005.

  • Storm Stories - Postmark Katrina (Episode 243)
    Episode 243:

    Postmark Katrina

    How the United States Postal Service restored mail service to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina Anniversary Special (Episode 242)
    Episode 242:

    Katrina Anniversary Special

    Recalling the events that led up to Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Search and Rescue (Episode 241)
    Episode 241:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Search and Rescue

    US Coast Guard Station Gloucester keeps the town's fishermen safe.

  • Storm Stories - Bermuda Boat Rescue (Episode 240)
    Episode 240:

    Bermuda Boat Rescue

    A Canadian chopper crew attempts a daring rescue of sailors forced to jump into the icy Atlantic Ocean.

  • Storm Stories - Ghost Lake (Episode 239)
    Episode 239:

    Ghost Lake

    Real-life stories of the survivors and rescuers of life-threatening weather events..

  • Storm Stories - Ice Cave (Episode 238)
    Episode 238:

    Ice Cave

    Firefighters must rush to save a Chicago man, after he falls through lake ice.

  • Storm Stories - Missouri Tornado Outbreak (Episode 237)
    Episode 237:

    Missouri Tornado Outbreak

    A powerful storm system passes through central Missouri, in March 2006.

  • Storm Stories - Wicked Wave (Episode 236)
    Episode 236:

    Wicked Wave

    A father fights a wall of water to save his baby from a flooding car.

  • Storm Stories - Springfield Tornadoes (Episode 234)
    Episode 234:

    Springfield Tornadoes

    Two tornadoes strike Springfield, Ill., within moments of each other, in March 2006.

  • Storm Stories - Midnight Terror (Episode 233)
    Episode 233:

    Midnight Terror

    Two tornadoes haunt a Georgia family.

  • Storm Stories - Wild Wind (Episode 232)
    Episode 232:

    Wild Wind

    Two boaters battle to bring down a father and daughter stranded in an out of control parasail.

  • Storm Stories - Surrounded by a Firestorm (Episode 231)
    Episode 231:

    Surrounded by a Firestorm

    Residents and rescuers are trapped while trying to escape a fire in a dry countryside.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Gloucester Search and Rescue Teams (Episode 230)
    Episode 230:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Gloucester Search and Rescue Teams

    Stormy seas complicate a search and rescue mission.

  • Storm Stories - Mozambique Miracle (Episode 229)
    Episode 229:

    Mozambique Miracle

    Flood waters strand a woman about to give birth.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Surf Soldiers (Episode 228)
    Episode 228:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Surf Soldiers

    A Coast Guard small boat station near Gloucester, Mass. is often the first line of response for troubled mariners.

  • Storm Stories - Oregon Dust Storm (Episode 227)
    Episode 227:

    Oregon Dust Storm

    A dust storm hits a highway.

  • Storm Stories - Grand Canyon Rescue (Episode 226)
    Episode 226:

    Grand Canyon Rescue

    A nighttime sandstorm hits the Grand Canyon.

  • Storm Stories - Los Angeles Flood (Episode 225)
    Episode 225:

    Los Angeles Flood

    A Los Angeles flood channel turns deadly for two teens.

  • Storm Stories - Frasier River Rapids (Episode 224)
    Episode 224:

    Frasier River Rapids

    Whitewater boaters flip in river rapids during a ride down a treacherous river.

  • Storm Stories - January Georgia Tornadoes (Episode 223)
    Episode 223:

    January Georgia Tornadoes

    Six tornadoes hit northern and central Georgia.

  • Storm Stories - Sea Cave Rescue (Episode 222)
    Episode 222:

    Sea Cave Rescue

    Rescuers can't reach a father and son trapped in a flooded cave.

  • Storm Stories - Kennard vs. Katrina (Episode 221)
    Episode 221:

    Kennard vs. Katrina

    A retired merchant marine videotapes Hurricane Katrina as it hits Slidell, La.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina Students (Episode 219)
    Episode 219:

    Katrina Students

    Following the lives of high school students displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Covering Katrina (Episode 218)
    Episode 218:

    Covering Katrina

    An in-depth look as a New Orleans television station plans to cover Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Laguna Landslide (Episode 217)
    Episode 217:

    Laguna Landslide

    Landslides hit the California coast in January 2005.

  • Storm Stories - Boscastle Flood (Episode 216)
    Episode 216:

    Boscastle Flood

    On Aug. 16, 2004, the picturesque village of Boscastle buzzes with tourists -- then the rains begin and a torrent of water sweeps away everything in its path. People question why there was no warning.

  • Storm Stories - Corpus Christi Superstorm (Episode 215)
    Episode 215:

    Corpus Christi Superstorm

    The massive coastal storm turns rescuers into victims.

  • Storm Stories - Corpus Christi Superstorm (Episode 214)
    Episode 214:

    Corpus Christi Superstorm

    A woman struggles to protect her children as a superstorm hits the Texas coast.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Sitka, Alaska (Episode 213)
    Episode 213:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Sitka, Alaska

    In November, 2005, an outdoorsman fears the sea, after having to be rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter eleven months earlier.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Coasties & Fishermen (Episode 212)
    Episode 212:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Coasties & Fishermen

    The Coast Guard is a fisherman's best hope during Gloucester, Mass. winters.

  • Storm Stories - Toronto Plane Crash (Episode 211)
    Episode 211:

    Toronto Plane Crash

    August 2, 2005: Torrential rain and shifting winds cause a 'red alert' at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

  • Storm Stories - New Hampshire Flood (Episode 210)
    Episode 210:

    New Hampshire Flood

    October 8, 2005: Ten inches of rain fell on Alstead, N.H.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Sitka, Alaska Swimmers (Episode 209)
    Episode 209:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Sitka, Alaska Swimmers

    Learn what it takes to be a Coast Guard Swimmer in search and rescue missions.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Sitka, Alaska Race Against the Clock (Episode 208)
    Episode 208:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Sitka, Alaska Race Against the Clock

    A Coast Guard crew rescues a sinking fishing vessel's captain.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Sitka, Alaska Shipwreck (Episode 207)
    Episode 207:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Sitka, Alaska Shipwreck

    A Coast Guard team rescues a fishing vessel in hurricane-force winds.

  • Storm Stories - Paris Tornado Outbreak (Episode 206)
    Episode 206:

    Paris Tornado Outbreak

    Unseasonably warm weather causes volatile weather.

  • Storm Stories - Chandler, Minnesota F-5 Twister (Episode 205)
    Episode 205:

    Chandler, Minnesota F-5 Twister

    A family travels toward an F-5 tornado along the Minnesota-South Dakota border.

  • Storm Stories - November Indiana Tornado (Episode 204)
    Episode 204:

    November Indiana Tornado

    In 2005, a late season tornado strikes the Evansville, Ind. area.

  • Storm Stories - Oklahoma City Tornado (Episode 203)
    Episode 203:

    Oklahoma City Tornado

    An F-5 tornado bears down on Oklahoma City.

  • Storm Stories - F-5 Tornadoes (Episode 202)
    Episode 202:

    F-5 Tornadoes

    A professional storm chaser travels to Tornado Alley.

  • Storm Stories - Iowa November Tornadoes (Episode 201)
    Episode 201:

    Iowa November Tornadoes

    In 2005, a pair of late season tornadoes strike Iowa.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Hurricane Rita (Episode 200)
    Episode 200:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Hurricane Rita

    The Coast Guard's greatest search and rescue operation is followed by another daunting mission.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Katrina: After the Flood (Episode 198)
    Episode 198:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Katrina: After the Flood

    Surviving the storm in New Orleans.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Avalanche Dog (Episode 197)
    Episode 197:

    Animal Storm Stories: Avalanche Dog

    A dog is buried under a northern California avalanche.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina: Mississippi (Episode 196)
    Episode 196:

    Katrina: Mississippi

    Hurricane Katrina's impact is felt in Mississippi.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Katrina: Stranded (Episode 195)
    Episode 195:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Katrina: Stranded

    The hurricane's storm surge causes people in ground-level apartments to flee to higher floors.

  • Storm Stories - Katrina: New Orleans (Episode 194)
    Episode 194:

    Katrina: New Orleans

    Examining one of the deadliest hurricanes in United States history.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Storm Stories: Katrina: the First 24 Hours (Episode 193)
    Episode 193:

    Coast Guard Storm Stories: Katrina: the First 24 Hours

    New Orleans residents living through Hurricane Katrina.

  • Storm Stories - Davis Lake, Oregon, Fire (Episode 192)
    Episode 192:

    Davis Lake, Oregon, Fire

    Firefighters battle a 2003 firestorm in Oregon.

  • Storm Stories - Oregon Fishing Trip (Episode 191)
    Episode 191:

    Oregon Fishing Trip

    June 14, 2003: A fishing expedition off the Oregon coast suddenly turns tragic.

  • Storm Stories - Wisconsin Tornado (Episode 190)
    Episode 190:

    Wisconsin Tornado

    August 18, 2005: An F3 tornado touches down in south central Wisconsin.

  • Storm Stories - Charley's Angels (Episode 189)
    Episode 189:

    Charley's Angels

    August 13, 2004: Three Florida mothers give birth during Hurricane Charley.

  • Storm Stories - Kissimmee Tornado (Episode 188)
    Episode 188:

    Kissimmee Tornado

    A child is missing after a tornado hits the neighborhood.

  • Storm Stories - Newfoundland Nor'easter (Episode 187)
    Episode 187:

    Newfoundland Nor'easter

    A family gets hit with forty foot waves.

  • Storm Stories - Southern California Mudslide (Episode 186)
    Episode 186:

    Southern California Mudslide

    A California resident is trapped in a closet after a mudslide.

  • Storm Stories - Race for Survival (Episode 185)
    Episode 185:

    Race for Survival

    A kidney becomes available for transplant, and the only way for medical staff to get it to the recipient is to drive through a large, East Coast snowstorm.

  • Storm Stories - Lake St. Clair: Thin Ice (Episode 184)
    Episode 184:

    Lake St. Clair: Thin Ice

    A fisherman falls into a thawing lake.

  • Storm Stories - Everglades Firestorm (Episode 183)
    Episode 183:

    Everglades Firestorm

    A firestorm traps a biologist and his crew.

  • Storm Stories - Diver in a Storm (Episode 182)
    Episode 182:

    Diver in a Storm

    A scuba diver is lost at sea when an electrical storm strikes.

  • Storm Stories - Everest Rescue (Episode 181)
    Episode 181:

    Everest Rescue

    Mountain climbers attempt to rescue an injured comrade on Mount Everest.

  • Storm Stories - Alaskan Avalanche (Episode 180)
    Episode 180:

    Alaskan Avalanche

    Two brothers race to escape a massive avalanche.

  • Storm Stories - Avalanche in the Valley (Episode 179)
    Episode 179:

    Avalanche in the Valley

    An American couple in France are buried beneath 30 feet of snow and concrete.

  • Storm Stories - Arctic Rescue (Episode 178)
    Episode 178:

    Arctic Rescue

    A deadly blizzard sabotages a helicopter crew's rescue mission.

  • Storm Stories - High Above the Flood (Episode 177)
    Episode 177:

    High Above the Flood

    A couple are trapped in a cable car as the river beneath them swells.

  • Storm Stories - Arkansas Twister (Episode 176)
    Episode 176:

    Arkansas Twister

    A tornado trashes a house, trapping three people under tons of debris.

  • Storm Stories - Kansas Twister (Episode 175)
    Episode 175:

    Kansas Twister

    A tornado-propelled truck critically injures a man.

  • Storm Stories - Minnesota Windstorm (Episode 174)
    Episode 174:

    Minnesota Windstorm

    A windstorm traps a woman under a tree.

  • Storm Stories - Sierra Brushfire (Episode 173)
    Episode 173:

    Sierra Brushfire

    A cameraman runs for his life when a wind-whipped brush wire rages out of control.

  • Storm Stories - Father and Son Struggle (Episode 172)
    Episode 172:

    Father and Son Struggle

    A wave swamps a family's boat.

  • Storm Stories - 1999 Mexico Floods (Episode 171)
    Episode 171:

    1999 Mexico Floods

    Massive rains and mudslides devastate nine states in central Mexico.

  • Storm Stories - Brazil Hurricane (Episode 170)
    Episode 170:

    Brazil Hurricane

    A Category 1 hurricane strikes the island of Santa Catarina in southeastern Brazil.

  • Storm Stories - Surviving Cancer at the South Pole (Episode 169)
    Episode 169:

    Surviving Cancer at the South Pole

    A doctor stationed at a South Pole research center must diagnose and treat her own cancer.

  • Storm Stories - Gaston Floods (Episode 168)
    Episode 168:

    Gaston Floods

    Tropical Storm Gaston drifts toward Richmond, Va.

  • Storm Stories - Shreveport, Babysitter in Need (Episode 167)
    Episode 167:

    Shreveport, Babysitter in Need

    A Louisiana tornado bears down on a babysitter and her two charges.

  • Storm Stories - Coast Guard Rescues (Episode 166)
    Episode 166:

    Coast Guard Rescues

    Action from the U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center in Portsmouth, Va.

  • Storm Stories - Crash Landing (Episode 165)
    Episode 165:

    Crash Landing

    An airplane flies into a violent windstorm over an Arkansas runway.

  • Storm Stories - Atlanta Mill Fire (Episode 164)
    Episode 164:

    Atlanta Mill Fire

    A wind-fueled inferno traps a crane operator.

  • Storm Stories - Alaska Glacier Rescue (Episode 162)
    Episode 162:

    Alaska Glacier Rescue

    Sightseers are stranded on a remote glacier after hazy conditions bring down their helicopter.

  • Storm Stories - Florida Downburst (Episode 161)
    Episode 161:

    Florida Downburst

    A woman and her daughter struggle for survival after their boat capsizes.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Hunter: Hurricane Opal (Episode 160)
    Episode 160:

    Hurricane Hunter: Hurricane Opal

    Brave individuals study dangerous weather conditions as the populace flees to safety.

  • Storm Stories - Helicopter vs. Volcano (Episode 159)
    Episode 159:

    Helicopter vs. Volcano

    A film crew crash lands in a toxic environment.

  • Storm Stories - Kissimmee Tornado (Episode 158)
    Episode 158:

    Kissimmee Tornado

    A child is missing after a tornado rips through a home in Kissimmee, Fla.

  • Storm Stories - Arizona Heat (Episode 157)
    Episode 157:

    Arizona Heat

    An Air Force helicopter falls into a rocky canyon.

  • Storm Stories - Deadly Tornado (Episode 156)
    Episode 156:

    Deadly Tornado

    A mother races to save her son from a deadly twister.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Redding, California, Fire (Episode 154)
    Episode 154:

    Animal Storm Stories: Redding, California, Fire

    An August 2004 grass fire in Redding, Calif., threatens both people and animals.

  • Storm Stories - Island on 4 Wheels (Episode 153)
    Episode 153:

    Island on 4 Wheels

    A spring snowmelt leaves a man stranded on the roof of his car.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Ivan Spawned Tornadoes (Episode 151)
    Episode 151:

    Hurricane Ivan Spawned Tornadoes

    Tornadoes threaten Panama City, Fla., in September 2004.

  • Storm Stories - Thailand Tsunami (Episode 150)
    Episode 150:

    Thailand Tsunami

    An undersea earthquake launches a series of killer waves upon coastal areas along the Indian Ocean.

  • Storm Stories - Albuquerque Balloon Rescue (Episode 149)
    Episode 149:

    Albuquerque Balloon Rescue

    A shift in winds sends a hot-air balloon crashing into a radio tower.

  • Storm Stories - Rescue in Boscastle, England (Episode 148)
    Episode 148:

    Rescue in Boscastle, England

    Flash floods strike a Cornish village on Aug. 16, 2004.

  • Storm Stories - Snowbound in the Sierra National Forest (Episode 147)
    Episode 147:

    Snowbound in the Sierra National Forest

    Four hikers stranded in California's Sierra National Forest await a rescue party.

  • Storm Stories - Sri Lanka Tsunami (Episode 146)
    Episode 146:

    Sri Lanka Tsunami

    An undersea earthquake off the western coast of Sumatra speeds deadly waves across the Indian Ocean.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: When Chuckie Met Ivan (Episode 145)
    Episode 145:

    Animal Storm Stories: When Chuckie Met Ivan

    A 1,000-pound alligator is trapped in a hurricane's path.

  • Storm Stories - Covering Charley (Episode 144)
    Episode 144:

    Covering Charley

    Hurricane Charley travels from the Caribbean to the western coast of Florida.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Ivan (Episode 143)
    Episode 143:

    Hurricane Ivan

    Hurricane Ivan roars through Grand Cayman and Jamaica in September 2004.

  • Storm Stories - Season of Suspense (Episode 142)
    Episode 142:

    Season of Suspense

    Looking ahead to the 2005 hurricane season; rebuilding efforts from the 2004 storms.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Left Behind After Floyd (Episode 141)
    Episode 141:

    Animal Storm Stories: Left Behind After Floyd

    Thousands of homeowners are forced to evacuate without their pets during Hurricane Floyd.

  • Storm Stories - Heroes of the Storm: A Storm Stories Special (Episode 140)
    Episode 140:

    Heroes of the Storm: A Storm Stories Special

    The most amazing rescue stories are highlighted.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Surviving Allison (Episode 139)
    Episode 139:

    Animal Storm Stories: Surviving Allison

    The Houston SPCA must find new homes for the dogs that were left homeless during Tropical Storm Allison.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Hurricane Mitch K-9 Search & Rescue (Episode 138)
    Episode 138:

    Animal Storm Stories: Hurricane Mitch K-9 Search & Rescue

    Search and rescue dogs and their handlers are put to the test after Hurricane Mitch.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Big Cats (Episode 137)
    Episode 137:

    Animal Storm Stories: Big Cats

    Thirty-five lions, tigers and cougars pace their cages with the approach of Hurricane Francis in 2004.

  • Storm Stories - Roanoke Tornado (Episode 136)
    Episode 136:

    Roanoke Tornado

    An F4 tornado rips through the town of Roanoke, Ill.

  • Storm Stories - Storm Chasing Rescue (Episode 135)
    Episode 135:

    Storm Chasing Rescue

    Two storm chasers rescue the victim of a tornado outside of Wichita, Kan.

  • Storm Stories - Sarno, Italy Mudslide (Episode 134)
    Episode 134:

    Sarno, Italy Mudslide

    A mudslide in Sarno, Italy, traps a student for three days.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Hallam, Neb. Tornado (Episode 133)
    Episode 133:

    Animal Storm Stories: Hallam, Neb. Tornado

    Pets are reunited with their owners after an F4 tornado hits Hallam, Neb.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Hurricane Andrew Miami Metro Zoo (Episode 132)
    Episode 132:

    Animal Storm Stories: Hurricane Andrew Miami Metro Zoo

    Six employees stay at the Miami Metro Zoo during Hurricane Andrew.

  • Storm Stories - Animal Storm Stories: Hurricane Charley (Episode 131)
    Episode 131:

    Animal Storm Stories: Hurricane Charley

    The directors of the Suncoast Humane Society take in homeless animals after Hurricane Charley.

  • Storm Stories - Cape Cod Rescue (Episode 130)
    Episode 130:

    Cape Cod Rescue

    Four friends sailing from Bermuda to Rhode Island encounter medical problems and storms.

  • Storm Stories - White Snake Tornado (Episode 129)
    Episode 129:

    White Snake Tornado

    A series of tornados puts veteran storm-chasers to the test.

  • Storm Stories - Chasing Danger (Episode 128)
    Episode 128:

    Chasing Danger

    Two Mississippi State University students encounter an F-2 tornado on a storm-chasing trip.

  • Storm Stories - The Christmas Tree Ship (Episode 127)
    Episode 127:

    The Christmas Tree Ship

    Maritime family provides Christmas trees to children in Chicago.

  • Storm Stories - 1979 Election Blizzard (Episode 126)
    Episode 126:

    1979 Election Blizzard

    One of Chicago's harshest winters on record.

  • Storm Stories - Texas Border Flash Flood (Episode 125)
    Episode 125:

    Texas Border Flash Flood

    Hailstorm and torrential rainfall cause flooding in Crystal City, Texas.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Hazel (Episode 124)
    Episode 124:

    Hurricane Hazel

    Visiting the site of one of the most destructive hurricanes to ever hit North Carolina.

  • Storm Stories - Boundary Water Windstorm (Episode 123)
    Episode 123:

    Boundary Water Windstorm

    Two women are trapped when a fallen tree crushes their tent.

  • Storm Stories - Utica Tornado (Episode 122)
    Episode 122:

    Utica Tornado

    F-3 tornado rips through a small town in Illinois.

  • Storm Stories - Baltimore Water Taxi Ax (Episode 121)
    Episode 121:

    Baltimore Water Taxi Ax

    A powerful storm and a water taxi arrive in the Baltimore City harbor at the same time.

  • Storm Stories - Floods and Fire (Episode 119)
    Episode 119:

    Floods and Fire

    An early thaw causes massive flooding in Grand Forks, N.D.

  • Storm Stories - Arctic Blast (Episode 115)
    Episode 115:

    Arctic Blast

    Firefighters face dangerous situations in subfreezing weather.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Roxanne (Episode 114)
    Episode 114:

    Hurricane Roxanne

    Hurricane Roxanne ravages the Gulf of Mexico and threatens a crew laying pipeline.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Isabel (Episode 113)
    Episode 113:

    Hurricane Isabel

    Hurricane wreaks havoc on Outer Banks area of North Carolina.

  • Storm Stories - D-Day Anniversary (Episode 111)
    Episode 111:

    D-Day Anniversary

    Weather forecasting changed the course of attack on Normandy.

  • Storm Stories - May Midwest Outbreak (Episode 110)
    Episode 110:

    May Midwest Outbreak

    Coverage of the May 2003 tornadoes that ripped through Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois.

  • Storm Stories - Battlefield Iraq: Combating the Weather (Episode 108)
    Episode 108:

    Battlefield Iraq: Combating the Weather

    Special ops meteorologists play an important role in the Iraq war.

  • Storm Stories - Extreme Weather Theories (Episode 107)
    Episode 107:

    Extreme Weather Theories

    Experts investigate theories behind extreme weather phenomena.

  • Storm Stories - 2003 California Wildfires (Episode 106)
    Episode 106:

    2003 California Wildfires

    In October 2003, an arsonist starts a brushfire and in less than four hours, the fire consumes over six hundred acres of land.

  • Storm Stories - Holding On (Episode 105)
    Episode 105:

    Holding On

    Six snow mobilers lose their way in the Colorado mountains.

  • Storm Stories - Christmas Day Mudslide (Episode 104)
    Episode 104:

    Christmas Day Mudslide

    Torrential rains flood the mountainsides causing mudslides in California.

  • Storm Stories - Driving Into Floodwaters (Episode 103)
    Episode 103:

    Driving Into Floodwaters

    Rescuing three Texas motorists trapped in flood waters.

  • Storm Stories - Weather and War (Episode 102)
    Episode 102:

    Weather and War

    Investigating the effects of weather on war.

  • Storm Stories - 2003 California Wildfires (Episode 101)
    Episode 101:

    2003 California Wildfires

    In 2003, flames consume more than 600 acres of land in California within hours.

  • Storm Stories - Nashville Tornado (Episode 100)
    Episode 100:

    Nashville Tornado

    A rare F-2 tornado hits Nashville.

  • Storm Stories - Tornado Outbreak of '74 (Episode 99)
    Episode 99:

    Tornado Outbreak of '74

    An outbreak of 148 tornados rips through a tiny town in Ohio.

  • Storm Stories - After the Storm (Episode 98)
    Episode 98:

    After the Storm

    Examining watersheds and the nation's water supply.

  • Storm Stories - 18 Wheeler Rescue (Episode 97)
    Episode 97:

    18 Wheeler Rescue

    An eighteen-wheeler is carried down a river after spring storms destroy a road.

  • Storm Stories - A Housecall Rescue (Episode 96)
    Episode 96:

    A Housecall Rescue

    A doctor in Sheboygan, Wis., gets trapped in his home when floodwaters ravage the town.

  • Storm Stories - Fire: Out of Control (Episode 95)
    Episode 95:

    Fire: Out of Control

    A fire in California's Mendicino National Forest threatens the lives of area residents.

  • Storm Stories - Las Vegas Flash Flood (Episode 94)
    Episode 94:

    Las Vegas Flash Flood

    An unexpected monsoon turns the Las Vegas desert into a raging riverbed.

  • Storm Stories - Manchester Tornado (Episode 93)
    Episode 93:

    Manchester Tornado

    An F-4 tornado rips through a small town in South Dakota, leaving many families homeless.

  • Storm Stories - Dangerous Fire Conditions (Episode 92)
    Episode 92:

    Dangerous Fire Conditions

    Photojournalists almost pay the ultimate price by putting their work before their safety in an enormous brushfire in Northern California.

  • Storm Stories - A Race Against the River (Episode 91)
    Episode 91:

    A Race Against the River

    Residents in the Mississippi River Valley race to secure the Sny Levee, their last line of defense against flooding caused by above-average rainfall.

  • Storm Stories - Fracture in the Ice (Episode 89)
    Episode 89:

    Fracture in the Ice

    An unexpected fracture on an ice floe leaves students on a class trip stranded.

  • Storm Stories - Blizzard (Episode 88)
    Episode 88:

    Blizzard

    See all aspects of these storms, from snow and ice to uniting neighborhoods.

  • Storm Stories - Tornado Spotter (Episode 87)
    Episode 87:

    Tornado Spotter

    Tornados strike Decatur, Ill., on two consecutive nights.

  • Storm Stories - Cries in the Dark (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    Cries in the Dark

    A photographer is trapped in a destroyed building following a mudslide in Italy.

  • Storm Stories - Swept Away (Episode 85)
    Episode 85:

    Swept Away

    A slow-moving storm system causes flood conditions in Colorado.

  • Storm Stories - Salt Lake City Tornado (Episode 84)
    Episode 84:

    Salt Lake City Tornado

    A rare tornado hits Salt Lake City.

  • Storm Stories - Island on Four Wheels (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Island on Four Wheels

    A spring snowmelt leaves a man stranded on the roof of his car.

  • Storm Stories - Hot Air Disaster (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    Hot Air Disaster

    A scenic Rocky Mountain hot-air-balloon ride becomes dangerous when stagnant air prevents the balloon from landing in the valley.

  • Storm Stories - Tornado Chasers (Episode 81)
    Episode 81:

    Tornado Chasers

    Tornado chasers in Nebraska end up being chased by the storm themselves.

  • Storm Stories - Forest Torn to Shreds (Episode 80)
    Episode 80:

    Forest Torn to Shreds

    A weather phenomenon called a cut off low tears an entire forest to shreds.

  • Storm Stories - To Protect and Survive (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    To Protect and Survive

    A swimmer underestimates the force of a rip current and puts himself and his rescuer in danger.

  • Storm Stories - Hit by Lightning (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Hit by Lightning

    Three separate stories of people being hit by lightning.

  • Storm Stories - Eighteen Wheeler Rescue (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Eighteen Wheeler Rescue

    Spring storms destroy a road and carry an 18-wheeler down a river.

  • Storm Stories - Weather Dog (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Weather Dog

    Nebraska couple's pet dog warned them of an impending tornado.

  • Storm Stories - Dust Storm Pileup (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Dust Storm Pileup

    A dust storm causes a massive pileup on Arizona's Interstate 10.

  • Storm Stories - Raging North Atlantic (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    Raging North Atlantic

    A September storm sends the North Atlantic Ocean into a rage.

  • Storm Stories - Moving Mountain (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    Moving Mountain

    An unexpected avalanche devastates Flatyeri, Iceland.

  • Storm Stories - A Friend in Need (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    A Friend in Need

    Two friends fight for their lives during Hurricane Iniki.

  • Storm Stories - Typhoon Winnie (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    Typhoon Winnie

    Typhoon Winnie hits northern Taiwan.

  • Storm Stories - Woman of the Sea (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Woman of the Sea

    The first woman to compete in the Race Around the World Alone runs into serious danger between South Africa and Australia.

  • Storm Stories - Huaycos: Mudslide (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    Huaycos: Mudslide

    Residents of Peru are caught in mudslide.

  • Storm Stories - Break Down at Doe River Dam (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Break Down at Doe River Dam

    A dam break along the Doe River in Tennessee forces rescuers to fight for their lives while on an evacuation mission.

  • Storm Stories - Capsized in the Antarctic (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Capsized in the Antarctic

    A cyclone capsizes a yacht in the southern seas of Antarctica.

  • Storm Stories - Sea of Earth (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    Sea of Earth

    A Laguna Beach neighborhood is carried away in a mudslide.

  • Storm Stories - Below the Flames (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    Below the Flames

    A severe drought causes a fire in Australia's Blue Mountains National Park.

  • Storm Stories - Third Times the Charm (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    Third Times the Charm

    An east-coast storm in Australia causes a swell in the Napean River.

  • Storm Stories - Shelter From the Storm (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Shelter From the Storm

    An F-3 tornado devastates Pierce City, Mo.

  • Storm Stories - Too Far From Shelter (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    Too Far From Shelter

    During an F-2 tornado, a man loses his girlfriend while they are trying to save her horses.

  • Storm Stories - Dog Day Rescue (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    Dog Day Rescue

    Two river rafters dive into 40-degree water to save their dog and are swept away in the swift rapids.

  • Storm Stories - Without Warning (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Without Warning

    An F-3 tornado unexpectedly strikes the town of Siren, Wis.

  • Storm Stories - Florida Super Storms (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Florida Super Storms

    A storm wreaks havoc on a small community in Pine Island, Fla.

  • Storm Stories - Twister vs. Train! (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Twister vs. Train!

    The two-man crew of a freight train face an F-4 tornado.

  • Storm Stories - Allison's Wake (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Allison's Wake

    In 2001, the city of Houston suffered a deluge of rain from a stalled tropical storm named Allison.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Darby (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    Hurricane Darby

    In July of 1992, seven men on a yacht struggle for survival in a category three hurricane.

  • Storm Stories - Rescue From Above (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

    Rescue From Above

    Unbeknownst to the crew of the freighter White Seal, Mother Nature is about to unleash her fury upon them.

  • Storm Stories - The Deafening Sound (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

    The Deafening Sound

    In November 2002, a family survives two tornadoes in the same day.

  • Storm Stories - Maryland Mayhem (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    Maryland Mayhem

    An F4 tornado hits La Plata, Md., in 2002.

  • Storm Stories - Capsized and Clinging (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    Capsized and Clinging

    A Coast Guard officer rescues a kayaker in Hawaii.

  • Storm Stories - Colorado LifeFlight Crash (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Colorado LifeFlight Crash

    Survivors of a downed medical airlift plane in the Rocky Mountains must endure the frigid weather until help can arrive.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Floyd (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    Hurricane Floyd

    Hurricane Floyd slams into the Bahamas, leaving many communities destroyed.

  • Storm Stories - Blizzard on the Mountain (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    Blizzard on the Mountain

    Three survivors of a plane crash brave frigid temperatures while waiting for rescue.

  • Storm Stories - Cape Hatteras Rescue (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    Cape Hatteras Rescue

    Off Cape Hatteras, a 'rogue wave' engulfs a commercial fishing boat and threatens the lives of the crew members.

  • Storm Stories - Mossy Grove Tornado (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Mossy Grove Tornado

    A deadly tornado rips through Mossy Grove, Tenn.

  • Storm Stories - Colorado Blowdown (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Colorado Blowdown

    Hunting guides seek shelter from a rare wind phenomenon known as a blowdown.

  • Storm Stories - Tornado Road Rage (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Tornado Road Rage

    A tornado terrorizes motorists.

  • Storm Stories - After School Twister (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    After School Twister

    The worst tornado in Chicago history threatens children and teenagers just as school lets out.

  • Storm Stories - Flood! (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    Flood!

    Floods can equal the power of some tornadoes, and are responsible for the most weather related deaths.

  • Storm Stories - Cerro Grande Fire (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    Cerro Grande Fire

    A 'prescribed burn' in Los Alamos, N.M., goes out of control.

  • Storm Stories - Tornado 6 Pack (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Tornado 6 Pack

    Six tornados hit Barnard, S.D., in June 2002.

  • Storm Stories - Monsoon! (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    Monsoon!

    A monsoon causes massive flooding in Arizona.

  • Storm Stories - Hail and High Water (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Hail and High Water

    A flash flood traps motorists in central Texas.

  • Storm Stories - Winds of Flame (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    Winds of Flame

    A thunderstorm in Alaska starts a fire that creates its own weather.

  • Storm Stories - Road Rage (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Road Rage

    A tornado terrorizes motorists, while scientists chasing the storm take shelter beneath a highway overpass.

  • Storm Stories - Ice Storm (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Ice Storm

    A 1998 winter storm becomes one of the worst weather events in Canada's history.

  • Storm Stories - Twister Coming! (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Twister Coming!

    Brooding storms unleash twisters in Texas.

  • Storm Stories - Mudslide! (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    Mudslide!

    A mudslide wipes out a crowded campsite in rural Spain.

  • Storm Stories - Collision at Sea (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    Collision at Sea

    A passing freighter collides with a fishing boat off the coast of South Carolina.

  • Storm Stories - Nor'easter Nightmare (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Nor'easter Nightmare

    Two experienced sailors venture out during a dangerous storm.

  • Storm Stories - Washed Overboard (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Washed Overboard

    A Columbia River pilot falls overboard during a vicious storm.

  • Storm Stories - Delayed Due to Weather (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    Delayed Due to Weather

    Blizzard conditions cause an airplane attempting takeoff to skid into a river.

  • Storm Stories - The Forgotten Hurricane (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    The Forgotten Hurricane

    A deadly hurricane sweeps along the Florida coast in 1928.

  • Storm Stories - Fire and Lightning (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    Fire and Lightning

    Powerful winds whip a small brush fire into a major disaster.

  • Storm Stories - No Way Off (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    No Way Off

    A huge wave slams into an oil rig drilling off the coast of Newfoundland.

  • Storm Stories - No Safe Harbor (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    No Safe Harbor

    A typhoon forces residents of Pusan Harbor, Korea, to run for cover.

  • Storm Stories - In Allison's Wake (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    In Allison's Wake

    Rescuers brave rapidly rising waters as a tropical storm floods Houston.

  • Storm Stories - Fire Down Under (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Fire Down Under

    El NiƱo threatens catastrophe in southern Australia.

  • Storm Stories - In the River's Path (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    In the River's Path

    A flood threatens a family's home in southwestern Washington.

  • Storm Stories - Lost in the Desert (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Lost in the Desert

    An Olympic runner gets lost in a sandstorm while racing across Morocco.

  • Storm Stories - Hell Wind (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Hell Wind

    A racing yacht hits bad weather 30 miles from the finish line.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Andrew (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Hurricane Andrew

    Survivors relate their experiences of Hurricane Andrew.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Andrew (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Hurricane Andrew

    Survivors relate their experiences of Hurricane Andrew.

  • Storm Stories - Trapped at 12,000 Feet (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Trapped at 12,000 Feet

    Severe weather strands an expedition attempting to climb Mount McKinley.

  • Storm Stories - Portrait of a Hurricane (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Portrait of a Hurricane

    A photographer attempts to document the deadly effects of a hurricane.

  • Storm Stories - Escaping Antarctica (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    Escaping Antarctica

    Winter weather threatens mountain climbers in Antarctica.

  • Storm Stories - Hugo's Legacy (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Hugo's Legacy

    In 1989 a hurricane slams into the South Carolina coast.

  • Storm Stories - Nowhere to Run! (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Nowhere to Run!

    Motorists seek shelter when a massive tornado bears down on an Oklahoma highway.

  • Storm Stories - Three Months Adrift (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Three Months Adrift

    A Navy frigate rescues a sailor cast adrift by a storm.

  • Storm Stories - Lost in the Wild (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Lost in the Wild

    A hiker loses his way in Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Storm Stories - Black Tie, Black Night (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Black Tie, Black Night

    An F-4 tornado strikes on prom night in Hoisington, Kan.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Georges (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Hurricane Georges

    Hurricane Georges cuts a deadly path through Caribbean nations and heads directly toward the tiny island of Key West.

  • Storm Stories - The Blizzard of 1996 (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    The Blizzard of 1996

    A blizzard shuts down the Atlantic coast in 1996.

  • Storm Stories - The Blizzard of 1996 (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    The Blizzard of 1996

    Blizzard shuts down the Atlantic coast from Virginia to Maine in 1996.

  • Storm Stories - Houston Flash Flood (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Houston Flash Flood

    As heavy rains create a flood in Houston, helicopter rescue teams must hoist victims from the rising water.

  • Storm Stories - Avalanche! (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Avalanche!

    An avalanche engulfs two skiers, a ranger and a volunteer ski patrolman.

  • Storm Stories - Texas Wildfires (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Texas Wildfires

    Perfect conditions for wildfires exist in March 2006 during Texas' worst drought in fifty years.

  • Storm Stories - Lives Torn Apart (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Lives Torn Apart

    A deadly tornado strikes the town of La Plata, Md., in 1926.

  • Storm Stories - Hurricane Rita (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Hurricane Rita

    Several weeks after Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita makes landfall in Texas.

  • Storm Stories - Living After Lightning (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Living After Lightning

    People talk about being struck by lightning.

  • Storm Stories - Stranded With Sharks (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Stranded With Sharks

    Five people abandon ship when their yacht encounters violent weather.

  • Storm Stories - Oregon River Rescue (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Oregon River Rescue

    Three white-water rafters become stranded in a canyon.

  • Storm Stories - Gone in an Instant (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Gone in an Instant

    A powerful tornado sweeps down onto a shopping center in Jackson, Miss.

  • Storm Stories - Disaster in the Valley (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Disaster in the Valley

    A five-day rainfall causes flooding in Western Virginia.

  • Storm Stories - Navy Typhoon (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Navy Typhoon

    Faulty weather forecasting sends a Navy fleet directly into the path of a typhoon.

  • Storm Stories - Plainfield Tornado (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Plainfield Tornado

    An F5 tornado rips through Plainfield, Ill., in August 1990.

  • Storm Stories - Racing the Flames (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Racing the Flames

    A thunderstorm ignites 15 fires in Grand Junction, Colo.

  • Storm Stories - Semester at Sea (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Semester at Sea

    Heavy winds batter a cruise liner filled with college students.

  • Storm Stories - Blown From Her Arms (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Blown From Her Arms

    A tornado snatches a woman and her child up into the funnel.

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