Doppler radar quick-looks from 4 AM P-3 flight into TS Isaac, 23 August 2012

As Tropical Storm Isaac passed across the Caribbean Sea south of St. Croix and Puerto Rico (outlined by black lines along the top of the images) NOAA P-3 missions collected airborne Doppler radar data to use in initializing and evaluating model guidance. Included here you see images of the horizontal winds within the inner core …

Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, August 23, 2012 4:10 PM Eastern

OPERATIONS Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 NOAA-42: Is currently in route to fly in Tropical Storm Isaac. They took off from Barbados at 2000 UTC and will land in Barbados eight hours later. Comments: NOAA42 is flying a P-3 TDR mission into Tropical Storm Isaac. Three HRD scientists are on this flight. Friday, Aug 24, 2012 G-IV:  Is scheduled to …

Doppler radar quick-looks from 4 PM P-3 flight into TS Isaac, 22 August 2012

As Tropical Storm Isaac crossed the Leeward Islands (outlined by black lines in the images) into the Caribbean Sea NOAA P-3 missions collected airborne Doppler radar data to use in initializing and evaluating model guidance. Included here you see images of the horizontal winds within the inner core of Tropical Storm Isaac sampled from the …

G-IV afternoon flight around Tropical Storm Isaac – Aug. 23, 2012

The G-IV is scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission this afternoon, with a takeoff time of 1730 UTC (1:30pm Eastern) from MacDill AFB and land back there too. They will fly north of the Greater Antilles. The G-IV crew will be sampling the subtropical ridge north of Isaac as well as getting the northern portion of the …