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1,186 - Being in a Severe Storm

February 29th, 2016

Episode 366 of 489 episodes

Some people actually like bad weather. Learn why in this episode. Slow dialog: 1:20 Explanations: 3:36 Fast dialog: 16:05 Shana: Hey, did you hear that? There’s a severe storm coming. Let’s hope for the best. Aecio: Yeah, I hope it doesn’t leave a lot of damage. We haven’t recovered from the aftermath of the last big storm. Shana: No, when I said I was hoping for the best, I meant I’m hoping to catch it on film. The weather forecaster says that their radar has detected a big cyclone forming over this area. Aecio: Let me get this straight. You’re hoping for a big storm? Shana: Yeah, I’m a storm chaser. I’ve captured lots of tropical storms on film, and even a small tornado, but never a hurricane or typhoon. Aecio: You mean you actually chase after storms? Shana: Yeah, it’s fun. I hope one day to be there for a really big one and somehow get into the eye where it’s calm. Aecio: You understand that with big storms come strong winds and floods, resulting in the destruction of homes and general chaos. Shana: I don’t want anyone to get hurt. I’m just looking for a thrill. Aecio: Right, just a little harmless fun! Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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