WATCH: What would happen if we nuke a hurricane?

Posted at 10:43 AM, Mar 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-02 12:28:11-05

A single hurricane can cause loss of life and billions of dollars in damages, so it's no surprise people have looked at a variety of ways to eliminate them all together.

One of those ideas is to drop a nuclear bomb in the hurricane's eye to disrupt the storm with a sudden burst of energy.

Not to spoil the video, but this would be a bad idea for a number of reasons.

Other ideas have included cloud seeding, placing icebergs in a hurricane's path and placing substances on the ocean's surface.

Hurricane season doesn't officially begin until June 1, so we still have a little time to come up with more ideas to steer hurricanes away from the US.

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