An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter WC-130J Super Hercules crew prepares for takeoff Sept. 28, 2022, for a mission into Hurricane Ian. The unit flew weather reconnaissance missions around the clock from Sept. 21 to 29, 2022 into Hurricane Ian to gather vital weather data for National Hurricane Center forecasts. The Hurricane Hunters, or 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, are a unit in the 403rd Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Marnee A.C. Losurdo)

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Photo by: Lt. Col. Marnee A.C. Losurdo |  VIRIN: 220928-F-IL418-0015.JPG