A balloon launch in which the launcher nearly got launched

This is great footage from a balloon launch during hurricane Irene (October 2012) and should be watched by all those who think that launching a balloon in a hurricane  would be a fun thing to do. Look and learn! Source US National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC

http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=110803445689798

Extreme high wind launch

Extreme high wind launch

This will receive a High 5 nomination (see Awards menu) for the sheer bravery of the met balloonists.

 

BALLOON NEWS BUY WEATHER BALLOON BUY PARACHUTE  HIRE SPOT TRACKER

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