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Flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.
Photo by Carlos Barria-POOL/Getty Images

Hurricane forecasters get important observations from meteorologists who fly into tropical storms.  

They are the famed "Hurricane Hunters" of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron of the Air Force Reserve.  Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer talked with two Minnesotans who are among them, Maj. Deeann Lufkin and Maj. Greg Lufkin.