NASA launches drones from Eastern Shore of Va. to study how tropical weather intensifies

  • by: BROCK VERGAKIS , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 11, 2013 - 8:47 AM

ATLANTIC, Va. — NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropical storms intensify, which they say could ultimately save lives by improving forecast models that predict a hurricane's strength.

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