Genre: Weather, Science, Action
Premise: This character-driven reality series follows the Air Force Reserve Squadron based in Biloxi, Miss. The members of the squad fly planes into hurricanes to help understand the weather phenomenon and gather meteorological data that can be obtained only by flying into the eye of the storm. The data collected is relayed to various weather services and is used to predict a storm's path and warn locations in that path. For some people, being a hurricane hunter is a second job. Some of the crew members' day jobs include being a lawyer and even an Elvis impersonator.The squad members risk their lives but help save others' lives by providing vital information so meteorologists can provide better forecasts further in advance.
S01, E01 (First Aired: Jun. 11, 2012)
As his first year with the Hurricane Hunters, Lt. Colonel Sean Pierce is about to fly into his first hurricane.
S01, E04 (First Aired: Jun. 27, 2012)
Major Sean Cross takes off to fly into the heart of Irene; his mission is to find out whether the storm is still on track to hit New York.