Would you be brave enough to fly a plane directly into the eyewall of a Category 3 hurricane? That’s what the NOAA crew did on Sept 20 in order to collect data on Hurricane Fiona. Fiona has since grown to a Category 4 storm.
‘Eyewall penetration of Hurricane #Fiona this morning,’ tweeted researcher Nick Underwood, alongside the video. ‘Not the prettiest eye, and not even the roughest eyewall. Still a great flight! Lots of data collected.’
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