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Rough sea 10,000 feet below. '' All around the plane were steel-blue sky walls of dense thunder- storms and strong winds. The aerial reconnaissance weather oflBcer found the velocity of surface winds was 80 to 90 miles per hour, 57 • T*^ m 'J Dropsonde operator loads a drop-chamber capsule with a radiosonde mitter aboard a WC-J30 aircraft. well in excess of hurricane The eye, trans- wind speeds beyond 73 miles per hour. navigator sought a soft spot in the '\vair' surrounding the and found a narrow opening between towering thunderstorms.
62 show low pressure Virginia coast and heavy thunderstorms over south central United Weather satellites help predict possible tornados and hurricanes. ^ "%t^ --:• l&Sia.
Navigator keeps track of the aircraft's position, using radar to locate the storm and guide pilot into its eye. was in the left seat, flying the airplane mon sense warned that through an area where com- we should not go/' Using compass headings selected from radar returns, the WC- 150 was put on an irregular course through thunderstorms, violent turbulence, and torrential rain. Finally, they flew into an area clear enough to provide a view of the navigator came through on return ahead. Fifty miles.