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The Flight into Category 5 Hurricane Hugo

 
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:31 pm    Post subject: The Flight into Category 5 Hurricane Hugo Reply with quote

Wunderground.com Dr. Jeff Masters shares his frightening experience flying into category 5 Hurricane Hugo.

http://www.wunderground.com/education/hugo1.asp
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:54 pm    Post subject: Re: The Flight into Category 5 Hurricane Hugo Reply with quote

What an interesting read. No way you would catch me in that plane! Those guys are brave!
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:07 am    Post subject: Hurricane Hunters Reply with quote

WOW! Great thanks to the hurricane hunters out there! Thanks for risking your lives gathering data in the effort to keep the citizens safe.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:27 am    Post subject: Re: The Flight into Category 5 Hurricane Hugo Reply with quote

Yeah, I really had no idea it was that rough up there. You hear that a Hurricane Hunter is investigating and you just think it is a normal thing. The truth is every flight is a serious risk. They are willing to sacrifice their lives for information that could save thousands. Hurricane Heroes!
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