When Weather Changed History explores how weather had a huge effect on choosing the location to test the first Atom bomb.
When Weather Changed History explores the days leading up to the Titantic's first and last voyage.
When Weather Changed History recreates the moment officers on the Titanic first noticed the iceberg.
When Weather Changed History explores the reasons why the Hindenburg crashed. The gas inside the airship was the first danger to passengers.
The weather conditions had to be very specific during the A Bomb testing as any storms or heavy winds could spread radiation to surrounding areas.
The day before the scheduled date of the test the weather conditions quickly detereorate and the project's meteorologist strongly advises to postpone the test. But he is ignored by the general in charge of the project.
Truman issues a warning to Japan and asks for their surrender before proceeding with an attack using the new weapon.
The bomber assigned to drop the first plutonium bomb on to Nagasaki is nearly stopped by clouds covering the city keeping them from identifying their target.
Despite the Japanese war cabinet's refusal, Emperor Hirohito surrenders to the Allied forces in order to spare any further loss of life.
Because of geographic conditions the Gulf Coast is especially vulnerable to Hurricanes and the storm surge they cause.
Katrina's first landfall in South Florida caught many off guard and caused 12 deaths.
Katrina was one of the largest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. The storm surge overtakes 80 miles of coastline and spawn devastating tornadoes inland.
Due to FEMA being lumped in with Homeland Security the Government failed to act quickly enough and the response to the disaster in New Orleans was a total failure.
With a price tag of nearly 81 billion and lost revenue from crippled oil production, shrimping and tourism costing millions each day, Hurricane Katrina is the costliest natural disaster in American History.
Although the strengthened levis held during Hurricane Gustav in 2008, many believe that there is no way to escape the storm surge that a hurricane the size of Katrina can bring.
The Mississippi River basin is one of the countries most important natural resources and there are a number of elaborate systems that have been engineered to control the river.