Forecast Discussion – August 17, 2010

Forecast for Tropical Areas of Interest Forecast Synopsis 1600 UTC 17 August 2010 Author: Jason Dunion Summary: There are currently four systems of interest in the North Atlantic basin today (Fig. 1).  From west to east, these include: Ex-PGI29L: Ex-TD#5 has moved inland over the southeast LA coast.  Deep convection continues to be located SW … Continue reading Forecast Discussion – August 17, 2010

Mission Science Summary – August 17, 2010

Mission synopsis: August 17, 2010 NOAA is watching PGI27 for signs of development. If it slows, turn northwestward and possibly affect the Gulf, NOAA would seriously consider flying. Then NOAA will be looking east for PGI30 or PGI31. If TC development occurs this weekend there is a possible tasking the G-IV. NOAA will keep watching. … Continue reading Mission Science Summary – August 17, 2010

Mission science summary – August 16, 2010

Mission synopsis: No NOAA missions are planned in the next 24 h. Consideration was given to a mission into ex-TD05 but due to its anticipated short duration over water, no flights are planned. NOAA is watching PGI27L for signs of development. The DC-8 has a takeoff time of 15 UTC 17 August for a 5-hour … Continue reading Mission science summary – August 16, 2010

Forecast Discussion August 16, 2010

Forecast for Tropical Areas of Interest Forecast Synopsis 1600 UTC 16 August 2010 Author: Jason Dunion Summary: There are currently four systems of interest in the North Atlantic basin today (Fig. 1).  From west to east, these include: PGI29L: Ex-TD#5 has moved over the water and is positioned just off the FL panhandle.  NOAA/NHC currently … Continue reading Forecast Discussion August 16, 2010

Forecast and Mission Science discussion – Aug. 15, 2010

Forecast for Tropical Areas of Interest Forecast Synopsis 1800 UTC 15 August 2010 Author: Rogers Summary: The same four systems from yesterday merit discussion today.  The remains of TD#5 (PGI29L) are moving toward the Gulf coast, with deep convection occurring south of the low-level center over water.  This system has some potential for redevelopment, depending … Continue reading Forecast and Mission Science discussion – Aug. 15, 2010

Forecast and Mission Science Discussion – Aug. 14, 2010

Forecast for Tropical Areas of Interest Forecast Synopsis 1800 UTC 13 August 2010 Summary: The remains of TD#5 (PGI29L) remain over the Gulf coast states, with some potential for redevelopment if it moves back over water. PGI27L in the central Atlantic is forecast to move toward the west and the Caribbean, but it is in … Continue reading Forecast and Mission Science Discussion – Aug. 14, 2010

Forecast and Mission Science Discussion – Aug. 13, 2010

Forecast for Tropical Areas of Interest Forecast Synopsis 1800 UTC 13 August 2010 Summary: PGI29L (the remnants of TD#5) is currently located near the Mississippi/Alabama border about 150 km inland and appears to be drifting slowly to the northeast. Although surface observations suggest that this system may still have a weak closed surface circulation, most … Continue reading Forecast and Mission Science Discussion – Aug. 13, 2010