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12 Details That Movies Get Totally Wrong About Weather And Storms According To Meteorologists

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Vote up the most overblown cinematic weather details.

Natural disasters have long been a source of fascination, and they're a recurring subject in movies and TV shows. But even though movies like Twister and The Day After Tomorrow can be big draws at the box office, they're far from realistic depictions of actual meteorology. While movies about weather disasters often have to sacrifice accuracy to be more cinematic, sometimes these inaccuracies are so egregious that they completely misrepresent the dangerous phenomena they're supposed to portray. Worst of all, some of these movies even have characters who claim to be meteorologists, which only spreads the misinformation further. 

Luckily, real meteorologists aren't shy about fact-checking weather movies. Here are 12 weather-related details that movies got totally wrong.