Hurricane Ida
A WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., approaches the outskirts of Hurricane Ida Aug. 27, 2021. The squadron flies into tropical systems to collect atmospheric data for forecasting purposes and is the only one of its kind in the Department of Defense. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristen Pittman)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Kristen Pittman |  VIRIN: 210827-F-KV687-2126.JPG