This story really is pure cool. On July 27, 1943, Lieutenant Ralph O’Hair and Colonel Duckworth made the first airplane flight into a hurricane. The pair flew a single-engine AT-6 training plane into a hurricane. They weren’t on some kind of desperate mission though; they mostly just wanted to see if they could do it!
Last week, we were alarmed by a tornado warning here in the Silver Spring area. We always hear stories about tornados tearing through towns, but it doesn’t feel like reality until you’re the ones under a warning. If the eerie sky and torrential downpour isn’t enough to freak you out, the alarming “stay indoors and