NOAA’s hurricane researchers record a flight into the eye of Hurricane Dorian

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NOAA has released footage of one of its Hurricane Hunter aircraft, a four-engine Lockheed WP-3D Orion, flying into the eye of Hurricane Dorian off the coast of South Carolina in the US on Thursday September 5.  The footage was shot by Lt. Kevin Doremus from the cockpit of the aircraft.

NOAA has used its Hurricane Hunter aircraft to conduct regular flights into Dorian to collect data to help forecasters better understand the storm. The aircraft measure wind speed, pressure changes and humidity.

Credit: NOAA

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