First off, let us say that our hearts go out to the residents of Texas and Louisiana who have been hit hard by Hurricane Laura. As of today one death has already been confirmed.
People have taken a unique way to track the progress of the storm.
Microsoft Flight Simulator is game played on PC's and it allows exactly what its name states: to give a realistic simulation of flying planes. It's already has gotten high praise for it's technical performance and inclusion of live, real weather.
Twitter user @TechnicalDIY provides a look around the hurricane and it is absolutely a marvel to look at, but terrifying.
Video games have come a long way since the Super Nintendo days. Check out the video below.
Check out some more photos from his Twitter thread.