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NOAA visits Cherry Point, educates local community

Marines, sailors and civilians aboard Cherry Point tour a WP-3D Orion the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration uses for hurricane hunting during NOAA’s East Coast hurricane awareness tour May 4. Aircraft like this one are vital for forecasters to make accurate predictions concerning the path of a storm. In 2005, the hurricane hunters ensured the successful forecasting of Hurricane Katrina.



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This work, NOAA visits Cherry Point, educates local community [Image 2 of 3], by Cpl Scott L. Tomaszycki, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.04.2011

Date Posted:05.13.2011 08:39

Photo ID:401082

VIRIN:110504-M-AF823-822

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:5.4 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, USGlobe

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