This Mixed Reality Video By The Weather Channel Shows How Devastating Hurricane Florence Could Be
This mixed reality visualization of flooding caused by Hurricane Florence paints a really shocking picture
The Weather Channel recently showed a graphic that depicts the real time danger of the already rising flood waters in parts of the Carolinas due to Hurricane Florence. Although the storm is still moving slowly, there have already been 100+ mph winds reported and the live actions videos by MSNBC reporter Gadi Schwartz don’t look good.
The National Hurricane Center predicts that storm surges could be anywhere from 2 to 11 feet high and the mixed reality graphic by The Weather Channel really helps put the potential flooding into perspective. The video is thanks to a partnership with The Future Group – an augmented reality company that harnesses the Unreal Engine. We’ve seen a similar engine used before to scare people with fake robots on Twitter. And this isn’t the first time The Weather Channel has showcased the tech. It used mixed reality before with a crazy tornado demo back in June of this year.
For those of use not in the southeast, this piece of mixed reality really puts things into perspective. Let us know what you think about the shocking graphic in the comments section below and be sure to subscribe to The Sitch for more Hurricane Florence updates and other entertaining reads.