Here's why you shouldn't nuke a hurricaneS

Why don't we nuke hurricanes? Apparently the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration gets asked this question often enough that it has produced an official response, explaining in no uncertain terms why launching a nuclear missile into the eye of a storm "would not be an effective hurricane modification technique."

You can read NOAA's full, scientifically rigorous explanation here — though the patronizing tone of the statement's introductory paragraph should be sufficient for most.