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The Science of Hurricane Wilma

Hurricane Wilma, churning through the northwest Caribbean, turns into a Category 5 storm. The National Hurricane Center says the factors in making Wilma so powerful include warm water and low upper level wind sheer.


Christopher Landsea, meteorologist and science and operations officer at the National Hurricane Center

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