Flying towards the eye
The radar positioning of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron’s WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft on its way into Hurricane Dorian, Aug. 31, 2019 over the Atlantic Ocean. The Hurricane Hunters use radar, GPS, and various other instruments to track and find the center, aka “eye,” of a storm or hurricane. Although satellite imagery is an effective tool for tracking weather, it cannot collect data from within the storm environment, such as the Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 53rd WRS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Carranza)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Christopher Carranza |  VIRIN: 190831-F-DJ064-1151.JPG