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This $15 million ‘hurricane tank’ can simulate a Category 5 storm | Business Insider

This $15 million ‘hurricane tank’ can simulate a Category 5 storm | Business Insider

University of Miami’s Sustain Laboratory is home to a $15 million machine that can mimic the conditions of a Category 5 hurricane.  The tank combines a wind tunnel and a wave maker to mimic a storm and the open ocean.  Collecting data from this machine can help forecasters better predict formations and intensity.

Take a look at the process below:

Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/hurricane-simulator-machine-category-5-storms-2019-8

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