Tag Archives: Hurricane Danny

HRD/NHC CHART Seminar – Lisa Bucci, CIMAS & AOML/HRD – 19 May 2016

Lisa Bucci presented a seminar on “Impacts of an Airborne Doppler Wind Lidar on Tropical Cyclone Analysis Forecasts.” that is available on the NHC science presentation web site. Abstract The initial structure of Tropical Cyclones (TCs) in models remains a … Continue reading

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AOML and HRD researchers at 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, Puerto Rico – 10-14 April 2016

Twenty-three AOML and HRD scientists participated in the recent 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology in San Juan, PR, as authors or co-authors on 36 presentations and 11 posters. Roughly 650 presentations (452 oral presentations in 70 sessions and … Continue reading

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2015 Hurricane Field Program wrap-up

Although the 2015 hurricane season ending on Nov. 30th was by most measures a ‘quiet’ one, NOAA’s annual Hurricane Field Program, led by AOML‘s Hurricane Research Division entailed plenty of activity and produced several milestones.  HRD scientists participated in 30 research, … Continue reading

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Radar animation of NOAA flights into Danny and Erika

This year, real-time radar imagery from the P3’s lower-fuselage radars were transmitted to the ground in real time for the first time, so that forecasters at the National Hurricane Center could see the structure of the storms far away from … Continue reading

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HRD Debrief for missions into Hurricane Danny and Tropical Storm Erika – 4 September 2015

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 10 P-3, 3 G-IV, and 2 Global-Hawk missions into Hurricane Danny and Tropical Storm Erika. The agenda for the discussion was: Overview of missions (Rogers) Accomplishments Science objectives and opportunities Hurricane Danny (5 … Continue reading

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Doppler radar quick-looks from 2:00 AM P-3 flight into Tropical Storm Danny, 24 August 2015

As Tropical Storm Danny continued to weaken just east of the Leeward Islands (see the black lines outlining the islands) a NOAA P-3 mission collected airborne Doppler radar data to use in initializing and evaluating model guidance. The figure below depicts … Continue reading

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Doppler radar quick-looks from 2:00 PM P-3 flight into Tropical Storm Danny, 23 August 2015

As Tropical Storm Danny continued to weaken 300 km east of the Leeward Islands a NOAA P-3 mission collected airborne Doppler radar data to use in initializing and evaluating model guidance. The figure below depicts the aircraft flight track (P-3: yellow … Continue reading

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday Aug. 24, 2015 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Monday, 24 August 2015 NOAA43: Flew an an NHC operationally tasked Tail Doppler Radar (TDR) mission into Danny.  Take off was scheduled for 0600 UTC (2:00AM local) from Barbados. Three HRD scientists were on this flight. G-IV: No flights are scheduled at this time. Tuesday, 25 … Continue reading

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The P3’s last flight into Danny takes off at 2AM Eastern this morning

NOAA’s P3 hurricane hunter aircraft will fly a Tail Doppler Radar (TDR) mission into Danny this morning. This flight is tasked by the National Hurricane Center. The P3 will depart at 2:00AM local time from Barbados for their eight hour mission. This … Continue reading

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Doppler radar quick-looks from 2:00 AM P-3 flight into Hurricane Danny, 23 August 2015

As Hurricane Danny continued to weaken to a tropical storm 450 nm east of the Leeward Islands a NOAA P-3 mission collected airborne Doppler radar data to use in initializing and evaluating model guidance. The figure below depicts the aircraft flight … Continue reading

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