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Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC
      Sat Aug 27 2011 05:07 PM

Vortex recon from about a half hour ago. The storm was over Albemarle Sound at the time this was taken. It has since crossed back onshore and will be moving into the Atlantic soon just south of Virgina Beach (near Corolla).

Product: Air Force Vortex Message (URNT12 KNHC)
Transmitted: 27th day of the month at 20:34Z
Aircraft: Air Force Aircraft (Last 3 digits of the tail number are 303)
Storm Number & Year: 09L in 2011
Storm Name: Irene (flight in the North Atlantic basin)
Mission Number: 33
Observation Number: 17
A. Time of Center Fix: 27th day of the month at 20:03:50Z
B. Center Fix Coordinates: 36°00'N 76°07'W (36.N 76.1167W)
B. Center Fix Location: 25 miles (40 km) to the W (266°) from Kill Devil Hills, NC, USA.
C. Minimum Height at Standard Level: 2,630m (8,629ft) at 700mb
D & E. Estimated (by SFMR or visually) Maximum Surface Wind: Not Available
F. Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: From 157° at 73kts (From the SSE at ~ 84.0mph)
G. Location of Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: 29 nautical miles (33 statute miles) to the ENE (67°) of center fix
H. Minimum Sea Level Pressure: 950mb (28.05 inHg)
I. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Outside Eye: 12°C (54°F) at a pressure alt. of 2,744m (9,003ft)
J. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Inside Eye: 16°C (61°F) at a pressure alt. of 2,744m (9,003ft)
K. Dewpoint Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): 16°C (61°F)
K. Sea Surface Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): Not Available
L. Eye Character: Not Available
M. Eye Shape: Not Available
N. Fix Determined By: Penetration, Radar, Wind, Pressure and Temperature
N. Fix Level: 700mb
O. Navigation Fix Accuracy: 0.02 nautical miles
O. Meteorological Accuracy: 2 nautical miles
Remarks Section:
Maximum Flight Level Wind: 87kts (~ 100.1mph) in the east quadrant at 19:36:00Z

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* Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC MikeCAdministrator Sat Aug 27 2011 05:07 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC cieldumort   Sat Aug 27 2011 08:22 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC danielwAdministrator   Sat Aug 27 2011 08:15 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC WeatherNut   Sat Aug 27 2011 08:01 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC Random Chaos   Sat Aug 27 2011 07:18 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC cieldumort   Sat Aug 27 2011 07:09 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC danielwAdministrator   Sat Aug 27 2011 06:52 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC MikeCAdministrator   Sat Aug 27 2011 06:25 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC Random Chaos   Sat Aug 27 2011 06:23 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC danielwAdministrator   Sat Aug 27 2011 06:22 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC MikeCAdministrator   Sat Aug 27 2011 05:53 PM
. * * Duck Pier, NC DaViking   Sat Aug 27 2011 05:45 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC cieldumort   Sat Aug 27 2011 05:31 PM
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. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC MikeCAdministrator   Sat Aug 27 2011 03:01 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC Random Chaos   Sat Aug 27 2011 02:47 PM
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