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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
601 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2011

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1926...A HURRICANE CAME INLAND NEAR DAYTONA BEACH
FLORIDA...CAUSING $2.5 MILLION DAMAGE IN EASTERN FLORIDA
INCLUDING JACKSONVILLE.  IN 1943...ON A WHIM...AND FLYING
A SINGLE ENGINE PLANE...LIEUTENANT RALPH O HARE AND
COLONEL DUCKWORTH WERE THE FIRST TO FLY INTO A HURRICANE.
IT STARTED REGULAR AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHTS INTO
HURRICANES.

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