This Virtual Reality Video Will Show You Why Ice Storms Can Be So Deadly

Watch out for Winter Storm Harper.

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As the threat of Winter Storm Harper looms over the Midwest and Northeast, public officials from Kansas to Vermont have begun preparations for heavy snow and treacherous travel conditions. Meteorologist Jim Cantore, using the Weather Channel’s Immersive Mixed Reality technology, takes you through the layers of the atmosphere to prepare you for Harper’s arrival.

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