This is what it looks like inside the eye of Hurricane Matthew

Posted at 12:08 PM, Oct 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-05 15:11:06-04

Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside the eye of a hurricane? Well, today is your lucky day.

The Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory shared video taken from the eye of Hurricane Matthew as it approached the Bahamas on Wednesday morning.

The Category 3 hurricane is expected to make landfall in Florida on Thursday.

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The video was taken from the Hurricane Hunters plane, a division of the Air Force Reserve the specializes in flying into tropical storms and hurricanes.

View the breathtaking video in the player below.



Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.