In August 1992, Hurricane Andrew hit southern Florida, killing 44 people and causing billions of dollars of damage.
Amid the chaos, weather forecaster Bryan Norcross stayed on air, dispensing calm advice to his viewers. The marathon broadcast made him a local hero.
Bryan Norcoss recalls the hurricane for Witness.
The audio in this programme was provided by The Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives
(Image: Two people clearing rubble away from their family store. Credit: AFP)