Weather balloons going by

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EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The 96th Operations Group continue to release red weather balloons through Feb. 20 from Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.

Personnel release the balloons between 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to collect weather data for a Naval research project.  The goal is to understand the physical interaction between the lower atmosphere and the upper ocean.

For more information, call Team Eglin public affairs office at (850) 882-3931.