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bobw211
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NOAA INVST AREA
      #68448 - Wed Jul 26 2006 03:44 PM

Im not sure if this is just a test run or what but NOAA is sending an AXBT which i believes gives the hurricane hunters wind speed and etc. to an area in the Gulf of Mexico

SUBJECT: TROPICAL STORM PLAN OF THE DAY (TSPOD)
VALID 27/1100Z TO 28/1100Z JUL 2006
TSPOD NUMBER.....06-057

I. ATLANTIC REQUIREMENTS
1. NEGATIVE RECONNAISSANCE REQUIREMENTS.
2. OUTLOOK FOR SUCCEEDING DAY: NEGATIVE.
3. NOAA AXBT DEPLOYMENT: 27/1200Z DEPARTURE FROM KMCF FOR AN AREA

heres a sattelite image http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/east/gmex/avn-l.jpg
the cords are 26 and 85

it just looks like a cluster a t-storms but i guess will see if this is an area to watch or not they may just be getting bored i know i am (just dont hit us LOL)


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bobw211
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Re: NOAA INVST AREA [Re: bobw211]
      #68450 - Wed Jul 26 2006 04:26 PM

Ok just found out that they are just mapping the are not sure why or for what?? i know there is a bouy pretty close to that area.

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Re: NOAA INVST AREA [Re: bobw211]
      #68453 - Wed Jul 26 2006 04:53 PM

the hurricane hunter recon planes are getting tasked with other things on the side this year. a couple months back jeff masters got onto an irate rant about that issue... not sure exactly when. you might could find it in his blog archives.
HF 2053z26july


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