matt hughes storm chaser 'Storm Chasers' Matt Hughes' death: Unrelated to dangerous weatherFans of the Discovery Channel’s “Storm Chasers” were shocked at to learn in the Nov. 3 episode that meteorologist and longtime storm chaser Matt Hughes had passed away. The episode, which chronicled Hughes’ final chase, was dedicated to his memory — and was aptly titled “Dedication.”

]]> Sean Casey at the start of the episode before letting Hughes take the reins to direct the TIV2. Hughes goes on to lead the team to what the Discovery Channel calls “their best tornado intercept ever.” It is Hughes’ last chase. The cause of Hughes’ death has not been confirmed. He is survived by his wife Kendra and two boys, Hunter and Collin. Upcoming episodes of “Storm Chasers,” airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET, will highlight the team’s struggle as they mourn the loss of their friend.
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