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#93L now a small better defined circulation with deep convection set to come ashore N of Tampico, MX. Recon investigating. Still 40% odds.
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Loc: Hattiesburg,MS (31.3N 89.3W)
Recon [Re: Beaumont, TX]
      #80766 - Sun Jul 20 2008 12:34 PM

From the Google maps that have been posted. It appears that Recon is flying an "X Pattern" as opposed to the usual " Delta Pattern of zig zagging.
http://www.ofcm.gov/nhop/08/pdf/05-chap5-08.pdf

The NHC has fixed the Center of Tropical Storm Dolly as per the Google Map that Hugh posted on Page 2.
The location where they are able to " close off a Low pressure circulation".
In other words. They fly 4 different compass heading and have four different wind directions on those particular headings.
http://flhurricane.com/cyclone/files/80743-Picture2.jpg


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