It’s hurricane season and WBRC Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice says radar indicates it could be an active one. This week he talks with Captain Will Simmons of the 53rd weather reconnaissance squadron, otherwise known as the Hurricane Hunters. Captain Simmons and his team fly into hurricanes to collect valuable data. With 1,530 flight hours and 100 storm penetrations with the Hurricane Hunters, Captain Simmons has seen a lot. Listen to his firsthand account of the beauty and terror these ocean storms.
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