National Geographic : 1946 Sep
U.S.Navy, Official .Ominous Clouds of a Hurricane, Photographed by a Navy Plane at 6,000 Feet, Typify the Storm's Awful Power This is the outer edge of the hurricane, a doughnut-shaped storm in which 100-mile winds blow around the circle. Torrential rains arefalling from thedark clouds. White clouds below form a circular "shelf" around the storm. Navy and Army planes fly around hurricanes at intervals toreport ontheir speed and direction.