Hundreds of Hurricane Irma evacuees wait in line for hours under the scorching sun to enter Robert Morgan Educational Center in South Dade, which immediately filled to capacity on Friday, September 8, 2017
Hundreds of Hurricane Irma evacuees wait in line for hours under the scorching sun to enter Robert Morgan Educational Center in South Dade, which immediately filled to capacity on Friday, September 8, 2017 C.M. GUERRERO. cmguerrero@elnuevoherald.com
Hundreds of Hurricane Irma evacuees wait in line for hours under the scorching sun to enter Robert Morgan Educational Center in South Dade, which immediately filled to capacity on Friday, September 8, 2017 C.M. GUERRERO. cmguerrero@elnuevoherald.com

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    Model beach houses take a beating as scientists at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science crank up a one-of-a-kind hurricane simulation tank at the school. Scientist Ben Kirtman, the Director of the Cooperative Institute of Marine & Atmospheric Studies explains how creating Cat 5 force winds and waves in the giant tank help with making predications and future forecasts that help save lives.