Storm chaser Josh Morgerman building new bunker in Mississippi

This twister thrillseeker’s new house will blow you away.

World-famous storm chaser Josh Morgerman is building a high tech hurricane-resistant home that looks like a quaint little cottage and acts like a bulwark.

The Science Channel series star of “Hurricane Man,” is raising his “Hurricane House 2.0” in Bay St. Louis — the heart of Mississippi’s severe weather territory — replete with special siding, windows and roofing, The Sun Herald reported.

The storm-protected pad is designed to look like other traditional cottages nearby with a charming porch and bay windows, said Morgerman, who has more than 133,000 followers under the Twitter handle iCyclone.

“My house should look like a refurbished old house,” Morgerman told the news outlet. “I’m building in the historic district, and I want to respect that.”

The shotgun-style home, designed by Stateline Exteriors, will feature a braced and reinforced metal roof along with custom shutters to help Morgerman avoid boarding up windows as hurricanes tear through.

'Hurricane Man' Josh Morgerman is building a bunker to survive the harsh weather Mississippi is known to have.
The new ‘Hurricane House 2.0’ will allow Morgerman to live in Mississippi’s harsh weather area all year long.
Facebook/Josh Morgerman

The house will be built with Hardie brand siding to withstand rain, high winds, and harsh humidity and will be raised 4-feet off the ground, he added.

The hurricane hunter in 2020 first relocated from Los Angeles to Bay St. Louis — considered by some as Mississippi’s ground zero for hurricane chaos — for just six months of the year. He now hunkers down there full-time.

Construction began in late August, midway through hurricane season in the South.

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