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Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle...
In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel.
Adrienne Willis is a woman with her life in chaos. She retreats to the small coastal town in the Outer Banks where she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs. She has a wayward husband who has asked to come home and a teen-aged daughter who resents her every decision. Upon arrival, a major storm is forecast and a guest named Dr. Paul Flanner arrives. Paul is the only guest at the inn, and he is facing his own crisis of conscience....
Laurie Curtis and her husband, Michael, attempt to enjoy a quiet dinner with friends while a babysitter keeps an eye on their children. Meanwhile, a storm moves into town and threatens their home's safety. But the storm is not the only threat--the mysterious masked stalker is back, and he is out for the children and the sitter. Viewers will see if faith will conquer fear once again in this faith-based thriller. Contains 3D and 2D versions.
The strong winds of hurricanes get all the TV time when a storm hirs, but it's the storm surge that often causes the most damage and leads to the most deaths. Now meteorologists at the National Hurricane Center have developed a new warning system that informs people 36 to 48 hours in advance of a dangerous storm surge.
7) Horizon line
Former couple Sara and Jackson board a single-engine plane for a routine and casual flight to their friend's tropical island wedding. However, within minutes of takeoff, their pilot suffers a fatal heart attack, leaving them with no idea where they are, and no clue how to land the plane. With nothing but miles of ocean and sky in every direction, and a terrifying storm that's about to envelop them, Sara and Jackson have only one shot, and there's...
8) Space Storms
Space storms occur when the sun erupts, sending out a ball of plasma. This video clip takes viewers to University of California Berkeley and Big Bear Solar Observatory to meet the extra terrestrial weathermen who show us how a space superstorm could occur and what effect it would have on our communication and energy networks.
Explores the dangerous and destructive forces of nature, from hurricanes to volcanoes, tornadoes to avalanches and earthquakes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent. The making of Eyewitness (written and produced by Bill Butt ; director/cameraman Mike Kamei ; music by Guy Michelmore) shows the camera and computer techniques used in the production of the series opening screens.