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Now some say sandy is -- the perfect storm most of us don't have far less flattering descriptions of her but senate cannot John Talbot is a chief meteorologist for hurricane hunters.
He is -- through sandy twice he joins us by phone.
-- before we get to weather measurements say you've obtained going through sandy twice what's the ride like going through a hurricane.
Well any regrets.
-- you're hurt and it kind of interesting thing.
Sometimes it can be net he's sometimes it can be uneventful and that was fairly.
Submit your flights have been relatively uneventful but the last few days does -- became an exciting yes Barbara Fleischer.
What do you like an event fighter pilot so I say things -- on -- -- those of us in the back of the plane are actually green.
Right yeah well I meant what I mean by that is you know we experienced a whole heck of a lot of turbulence and a whole heck of a lot of you know really bad stuff for the airplane.
For the most part so it's it's been very exciting storm replied we're bird crap to deal to provide this information and know.
Help the warning situation out for the northeast.
Aren't what do you learned that was helpful to the rest of us.
Well -- flew through and AM Friday we already noticed that it was these starting to become a hybrid type system in the wind and increased.
Police the strong winds increased doubts there's several hundred miles from the storm's center that just continued throughout the last couple days.
And in terms of how many can you compare that hurricane to any -- other landmarks -- -- you've flown -- that we might now.
Right exactly it was it was very similar to hurricane -- read last summer -- awaiting an expanded.
Several hundred miles out from the center of the storm and it took over hurricane the strong winds are right near the quarter hurricane.
And in this case obviously the storm this strong -- where you know hundreds and hundreds of miles out from the center and that is very similar to -- -- green last year.
Did -- straight -- and I mentions a rough ride in the -- when you get to the eye of the storm it's common is that does that of birds that not what happens.
Right well we've we've Wyatt had 101000 feet and we the -- go right through -- center of the hurricane -- can measure the core of the storm.
And it also measure the we've done it perforated the storm so.
It normally is very rough right near the center and it typically out away from the center when the winds lighten up it it's not so bad anymore and in this case for -- are released on Friday the strong winds were well out from the center and it we answer really nasty.
Stuff to go true on the north side of this form probably a 10510.
Miles sport better.
What aircraft you fly -- Always wc 130 -- Ourselves and -- us.
They used to be peachtree -- Ryan's so -- turboprop type aircraft.
And well a lot of people act there's quite pleased -- well typically jet and as -- had a little bit too fast and we want to go slow.
To reduce the majority of the turbulence for you as much possible.
-- You're welcome.
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