Posted: 11 Sep 2017 07:25
N0B0DY, not fake at all. NOAA airplanes goes above and inside hurricanes alot. great way to gather data about them
Watsisname wrote:Yep, they're known as the Hurricane hunters, and they have been flying into hurricanes for 74 years, and not without incident. Five hurricane hunter flights never made it back. This memoir by Jeff Masters of his nearly disastrous flight with the hunters into Hurricane Hugo is a must read.
You can also keep track of any operating hurricane hunter missions and the data they record in real time here on tropicaltidbits. I was watching one make multiple passes through the eye before Irma hit Florida.
Watsisname wrote:Source of the post I still can't decide which is weirder. The last 2.5 months of nothing, or that the previous spring was so wet that we're still technically above normal for the cumulative precip...
midtskogen wrote:Over the past two months my rain gauge has received 510 mm (27.7"), way above normal here on the dry side of the mountains. And we haven't had a single day >=25C this year, the second time that has happened since I began measuring in 2004.