STORMY VIEW. Red, yellow, and blue lines show the flight paths of hurricane-hunter aircraft inside Rita on Sept. 22, 2005 (top), with the hurricane's eyewalls shown in gold and brown. Arrows in bottom image depict flow of air, showing downward motion in the moat between those eyewalls, a previously unconfirmed phenomenon.
Credit: Houze et al.
Found in: Earth Science
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