Storm Hunter
(Veteran Storm Chaser)
Sat Sep 06 2008 03:32 PM
Re: Hanna Landfall at the SC/NC Border, Ike Going West Southwest

last pass by AF Recon shows a 6mb drop in about an 2 hours... from 956 to 950mb... still open on the west side of the eyewall... G-IV is up from islands... so we should get some good data in tonights runs.

A. Time of Center Fix: 6th day of the month at 19:06:50Z
B. Center Fix Coordinates: 21°32'N 69°11'W (21.5333N 69.1833W)
B. Center Fix Location: 126 miles (202 km) to the E (88°) from Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands (GBR).
C. Minimum Height at Standard Level: 2,677m (8,783ft) at 700mb
D. Estimated (by SFMR or visually) Maximum Surface Wind: 99kts (~ 113.9mph)

H. Minimum Sea Level Pressure: 950mb (28.05 inHg)

L. Eye Character: Open in the west
M. Eye Shape & Diameter: Circular with a diameter of 28 nautical miles (32 statute miles)
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: 1 nautical mile
Remarks Section:
Maximum Flight Level Wind: 129kts (~ 148.5mph) in the northeast quadrant at 19:12:30Z

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