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Video from inside the eye of Hurricane Matthew – 5 October 2016

Video from NOAA43 mission into Hurricane Matthew this morning showing ~ 28-mi wide eye as it gradually recovers from passage over Cuba, approaches Bahamas.  For up-to-date information on Matthew, visit http://hurricanes.gov.

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HRD Scientists brief NOAA Aircraft Operations Center personnel on IFEX 2015, MacDill AFB, FL – 11 August 2015

Intensity Forecast Experiment (IFEX) Field Program Director Robert Rogers and HRD Director Frank Marks briefed the Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) personnel on IFEX plans for 2015 and HFIP progress. Dave Jones from StormCenter Communications was also at AOC and presented … Continue reading

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HRD Director provides NOAA hurricane research overview at Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India – 11 February 2015

HRD Director Frank Marks visited Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Science to present an overview of NOAA’s Hurricane Research and to collaborate with Prof. U. C. Mohanty on a network proposal between HRD, … Continue reading

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HRD scientists participate in HFIP RI Workshop and Annual Review, University of Miami/RSMAS – 18-20 November 2014

The HFIP Workshop on Prediction of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensity Change (RIC) and Annual Review Meeting were held at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), Miami, FL from 18-20 November, 2014. The agenda, presentations, and … Continue reading

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The eye of Edouard

  Yesterday, NOAA 42 was flying into Hurricane Edouard while it was a Category 3 hurricane and was orbiting in its eye for an hour while monitoring a UAV they had launched in the storm’s center.  A number of crew … Continue reading

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US Representative Mario Diaz-Balart visits with HRD scientists

U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) visited AOML today. He met a few of our HRD scientists who presented current research highlights and accomplishments such as our flights into Hurricane Cristobal, our work on the HWRF modeling system, and our new … Continue reading

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HRD Scientists brief NOAA Aircraft Operations Center personnel on IFEX 2014, MacDill AFB, FL – 10 July 2014

Intensity Forecast Experiment (IFEX) Field Program Director Paul Reasor and HRD Director Frank Marks briefed the Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) personnel on IFEX plans for 2014 and HFIP progress. The presentations are available in a .zip archive on the anonymous … Continue reading

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HRD marks the end of the 2013 hurricane season

The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends on Saturday, November 30.  The season was very inactive, having the fewest hurricanes since 1982, and ranks as the sixth-least-active Atlantic hurricane season since 1950.  Despite this, HRD had a very active year … Continue reading

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Doppler radar quick-looks from afternoon G-IV and P-3 flights into AL97/Tropical Storm Gabrielle, 7 September 2013

As AL97 (the remains of Tropical Storm Gabrielle) drifted northward to the northeast of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico (Hispaniola is outlined in black at the bottom left of the images at the bottom) a NOAA G-IV and two NOAA P-3 missions … Continue reading

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Doppler radar quick-looks from 9:00 AM G-IV flight into AL97/Tropical Storm Gabrielle, 31 August 2013

As AL97 (the system that became Tropical Storm Gabrielle five days later) approached the Windward Islands (Barbados is outlined in black to the middle left of the images) a NOAA G-IV mission collected airborne Doppler radar data to study tropical cyclogenesis. … Continue reading

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