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Vision inside the eye of the storm gets sharper

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A piloted plane flies through the eye of a hurricane. (Courtesy of NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division)

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A peak inside the eye of a hurricane. (Courtesy of NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division)

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A hurricane's force when it hits land can be difficult to predict. This year, scientists will try out new ways to gauge the inner churnings of these storms in the hopes of giving coastal towns more time to prepare.


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