A new series on The Weather Channel debuts Monday evening with the story of a Toms River man who was washed from his property into the Barnegat Bay at the height of Superstorm Sandy’s surge.
After treading water for hours, Mike Iann, a Green Island resident, made it back to land and broke into a house.
He then found dry clothes and left a note — fearing that he was going to die — asking the homeowners to tell his father that he loves him.
But Iann survived and was rescued by a man on a jet ski the next morning.
Hurricane 360 documents “moments of fear and courage in the face of nature’s wrath,” taking viewers “on an immersive minute-by-minute journey into the eye of the storm,” according to a release from the network. It premiers 9 p.m. Monday.