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 … Continue reading Doppler radar quick-looks from 4 AM P-3 flight into TS Isaac, 23 August 2012
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 … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, August 23, 2012 4:10 PM Eastern
H*Wind analysis for Tropical Storm Isaac is available here. Check the link for our most recent analysis.
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 … Continue reading Doppler radar quick-looks from 4 PM P-3 flight into TS Isaac, 22 August 2012
The HRD and AOC 4PM crew is gearing up for another flight into Tropical Storm Isaac. They will be flying a TDR mission with a take off time at 4pm Eastern (2000 UTC) today from Barbados and recovering back in Barbados. Here is their flight track.
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 … Continue reading G-IV afternoon flight around Tropical Storm Isaac – Aug. 23, 2012
NOAA42 will fly again early this morning into Tropical Storm Isaac. They are scheduled to take off at 4AM Eastern (0800 UTC). Here's the pattern they will fly. Take off and landing will be from Barbados.