Safe from the Storm: Hurricanes Actually Benefit the Planet

While hurricanes often bring fatalities and property damage, weather experts say they are actually a necessary part of Earth’s weather system.

Without hurricanes, parts of the planet — even South Florida — would be uninhabitable. Hurricanes take heat from the Equator and move it toward the North and South Poles. That balances temperatures around the globe.

See more from WAKA 8 Meteorologist Kevan Ramer in the video above.


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