In the audio above, Hurricane Hunter Paul Flaherty talks about his recent flight through the center of Hurricane Irene. Irene was the 100th hurricane he’d flown through in his career.

Technically, Flaherty’s title is flight meteorologist, but hurricane hunter just sounds so much cooler.



# Irene # Hurricane # Science # bravest person I've ever heard of # Hunter

Interactive Hurricane Evacuation Zone Map

Everyone on the East Coast, please stay safe!


# hurricane # irene

reblogged from WNYC's Transmitter

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