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Flying a plane through Hurricane Irma looks absolutely terrifying

Flying a plane through Hurricane Irma looks absolutely terrifying continues to recover from the monstrous storm Harvey, Hurricane Irma is turning out to be one of the most intense storms the Atlantic Ocean has ever seen.So what's it like flying through a hurricane?

Donald Trump finally tweeted about Hurricane Irma ... and boy are they strange

Donald Trump finally tweeted about Hurricane Irma ... and boy are they strange As the potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma slams islands in the Caribbean, likely heading towards the U.east coast, President Trump has sent out two tweets about the storm.

How Hurricane Irma became such a monstrous, record-shattering storm

How Hurricane Irma became such a monstrous, record-shattering storm It's no accident that Hurricane Irma has become so intense and stayed this way.Next, there's the atmospheric conditions that Hurricane Irma has been lucky enough to respond to.

With Hurricane Irma, Miami could be facing its nightmare storm scenario

With Hurricane Irma, Miami could be facing its nightmare storm scenario Yet we find ourselves in the position to make that comparison with Hurricane Irma.Computer model projections and the official forecast from the National Hurricane Center show that Hurricane Irma is likely to come near or over Miami and Ft.

Three Atlantic hurricanes may hit land on the same day this weekend

Three Atlantic hurricanes may hit land on the same day this weekend Right now, three hurricanes are spinning in the Atlantic Ocean, an unusual event that hasn't happened since 2010.Even stranger, each of them is expected to hit land on the same day: Saturday.

The one stark difference between Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Andrew

The one stark difference between Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Andrew At first glance, you might think that Hurricane Irma, which is forecast to hit Florida as a Category 4 storm, is weaker than 1992's Hurricane Andrew, which was a Category 5 beast.According to data from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Hurricane Andrew had a diameter of hurricane-force winds of 74 miles per hour or greater that was just 50 miles across.

Hurricane Irma's storm surge could be deadly in southwest Florida

Hurricane Irma's storm surge could be deadly in southwest Florida Unfortunately, the projected path, which takes the center of Category 3 or 4 Hurricane Irma from the Florida Keys northward to near Ft.Myers, and along or just off the west coast from there, puts in play highly vulnerable, low-lying areas that are especially prone to storm surge flooding.

After Hurricane Irma, U.S. Virgin Islands residents feel forgotten

After Hurricane Irma, U.S. Virgin Islands residents feel forgotten Information on the territory’s three main islands — St.A press release on The Virgin Islands Consortium indicated the airport “will be closed for commercial flights until further notice.

Tampa's hurricane luck may finally run out Sunday, in a disastrous way

Tampa's hurricane luck may finally run out Sunday, in a disastrous way Petersburg is a rapidly-growing, low-lying metropolitan area of nearly 3 million, with a coastline that is highly vulnerable to storm surge flooding from a tropical storm or hurricane.military operations in the Middle East are overseen, according to maps from the National Hurricane Center.

Rare weather warning hoisted in Florida as Hurricane Irma batters the state

Rare weather warning hoisted in Florida as Hurricane Irma batters the state But when a brand new shade was displayed on Florida Weather maps Sunday afternoon, many folks were probably left scratching their heads.ET, the National Weather Service office in Miami issued their first-ever Extreme Wind Warning (EWW) for areas between Naples and Marco Island.

Birds are flying around in Hurricane Irma's eye

Birds are flying around in Hurricane Irma's eye How do birds stay safe during a hurricane?Masses of birds can fly for miles within the eye of a hurricane, surrounded on all sides by powerful wind and thunderstorms yet sheltered from them within the middle of the storm.

Satellite stares into Hurricane Jose's eye, revealing whitecaps on the ocean below

Satellite stares into Hurricane Jose's eye, revealing whitecaps on the ocean below A new, striking satellite photo taken by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1 satellite, shows off Hurricane Jose's extreme power.Within Jose's eye, you can see swirling low-level clouds that make up mesovortices spinning within the eye of the most powerful hurricanes, like Jose.

Photos: Hurricane Irma leaves a trail of destruction across Florida

Photos: Hurricane Irma leaves a trail of destruction across Florida In doing so right after Hurricane Harvey devastated coastal Texas, it set a record for the first time on record that back-to-back Category 4 hurricanes have hit the U.S.

Before and after photos show Hurricane Irma's devastation in the Caribbean

Before and after photos show Hurricane Irma's devastation in the Caribbean Hurricane Irma caused billions in damage in Florida, destroying large parts of the Keys and knocking out power to at least 60 percent of the state., however, pales in comparison to the toll that Irma exacted in the northern Leeward Islands and parts of the Caribbean.

Hurricane Irma again demonstrated the inferiority of the top U.S. weather model

Hurricane Irma again demonstrated the inferiority of the top U.S. weather model The National Hurricane Center accurately predicted the path of Hurricane Irma, which struck southwest Florida on Sept.But in general, the European model, which is run by the European Center for Medium-range Weather Forecasting (ECMWF), performed far better than the premiere U.

Here we go again: Another hurricane, Jose, threatens the East Coast of the U.S.

Here we go again: Another hurricane, Jose, threatens the East Coast of the U.S. Tropical Storm Jose, which is forecast to re-intensify into a hurricane later on Friday, was about 485 miles southwest of Bermuda as of 11 a.The storm is forecast to gradually intensify while moving to the northwest, then north, and at some point, turn northeast parallel to the U.