PBS NewsHour

Why Hermine is the first hurricane to hit the U.S. in years

Clip: 09/02/2016 | 4m 26s

Early Friday morning, Hurricane Hermine hit Florida’s Big Bend region on the Gulf Coast, causing major damage and a state of emergency for more than 50 counties. Climate Central’s Sean Sublette joins William Brangham to consider what Hermine tells us about weather patterns, why it’s the first hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. in over a decade and what we might expect from future storms.

Aired: 09/02/16

Rating: NR

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