Jack digitally recreates the thermal cycle of the storm and notes that it is pulling cool air from the upper troposphere. He models the cycle to gain such insights and learn that it is not an isolated incident.
The CyberSquad knows the directions and distances they need to travel to reach the finish line. When they draw out the path, they find a shortcut. Using Creech's fishing line, which is marked up in cyber miles, they determine how far to travel and win the race against Hacker.