August 2005, Hurricane Katrina's massive 27 foot storm surge batters the Mississippi coastline obliterating beachfront property. In Waveland, a father and son forced to flee their home by boat, find themselves rescuing neighbors from the storm surge.
Exposing the secrets behind asteroids, comets and space debris that fall to Earth from space. Investigating the latest technologies that detect space objects before coming to Earth and the spacecraft designed to stop them.
After an intense week Scott falls and hits his head on the icy tarmac, city girl Christine gives the unglamorous life on the ramp a shot, firebrand mechanic Chuck returns to Buffalo and 'Ice Road Trucker' Alex Debogorski gets a lift.
The winter is off to a bad start when a major blizzard slams the Coquihalla Highway. Jamie Davis' heavy rescue team spends the morning clearing semis off the road when word comes that a multi-vehicle pile-up has closed down both northbound lanes.
Last year, Jamie ordered a state-of-the-art heavy rescue truck called a Rotator, but the busy winter season is here and the custom-built wrecker still hasn't been delivered. Jamie heads to the factory in Tennessee to bring it home himself.
Jamie's having second thoughts about bringing his son Brandon on-board; right-hand man Kevin shows up at a wreck without the gear he needs to control traffic and Jamie's one bright spot is his brand-new truck, the Rotator.
Incredible caught-on-tape video tests survival know-how against colossal waves, violent plane turbulence and a mile-high sandstorm. Includes, what to do if a hurricane is approaching and how to respond to a semi sliding towards your car.
Adam Air Flight 574 disappears from radar after going hundreds of miles off course heading into a major storm over the Java Sea. It's believed that poor maintenance and crew training are responsible for the doomed plane.
By the time the crew of Delta Airlines Flight 191 reached the threshold of Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, they had already diverted around two separate storms, but the plane is hit by powerful winds that send it crashing to the ground, killing 136 people.