Here in Hawaii, we’re tracking Tropical Storm Olivia.

Meanwhile, on the East Coast, Hurricane Florence is charging for the Carolinas.

And Super Typhoon Mangkhut is bearing down on the Philippines.

Dr. Alison Nugent is an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology.

She and Justin Cruz take a look at the tropical cyclones, and analyze their differences and potential impacts.

If you’d like to ask her a question, click here.