As the storm approached, Blanca Perez and three of her children slept on a mattress together at Jessie P. Miller Elementary School.
As the storm approached, Blanca Perez and three of her children slept on a mattress together at Jessie P. Miller Elementary School. Julie K. Brown jbrown@MiamiHerald.com
As the storm approached, Blanca Perez and three of her children slept on a mattress together at Jessie P. Miller Elementary School. Julie K. Brown jbrown@MiamiHerald.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.