Watch from the cockpit as storm hunters enter Hurricane Michael’s eye
U.S. Air Force pilots spent a cloudy Oct. 9 morning crossing through the violent winds of Hurricane Michael.
On their sixth pass, the pilots entered the storm’s eye during daylight, capturing footage of the 150-mph hour storm’s steep eyewalls.
Hurricane Michael is making history Wednesday as the first Category 4 storm ever to hit the Florida Panhandle, and the second most powerful storm ever recorded this far north in the Gulf of Mexico.
“Extremely powerful hurricane,” added Simmons. Read more…