ATL: RAFAEL - Post-Tropical - Discussion

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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#301 Postby jinftl » Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:16 pm

And here comes the eye?

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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#302 Postby cycloneye » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:49 pm

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HURRICANE RAFAEL ADVISORY NUMBER 14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172012
1100 PM AST MON OCT 15 2012

...RAFAEL HEADED NORTHWARD...
...EXPECTED TO BE NEAR BERMUDA BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...25.1N 65.5W
ABOUT 500 MI...805 KM S OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 10 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...974 MB...28.76 INCHES
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#303 Postby Macrocane » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:03 pm

Impressive convection, look at those black colors!! :eek: It seems that the South Indian, East Pacific and Atlantic were in agreement to produce very interesting storms at the same time.
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#304 Postby WeatherGuesser » Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:04 am

...RAFAEL MOVING A LITTLE FASTER TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST... ...DETERIORATING CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON BERMUDA BY THIS AFTERNOON...
5:00 AM AST Tue Oct 16
Location: 26.6°N 65.0°W
Moving: NNE at 16 mph
Min pressure: 974 mb
Max sustained: 85 mph
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#305 Postby brunota2003 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:46 am

So far at Buoy 41049:

Highest 1-minute Wind Speed
Time (EDT) 5-day plot - 1-Minute Wind Speed WSPD 5-day plot - 1-Minute Wind Direction WDIR
5:24 am 44.7 kts SE ( 140 deg true )

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=41049
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#306 Postby Sanibel » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:45 am

Seems to be some kind of weird 970-range pressure limit this year.
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#307 Postby Riptide » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:38 am

Looks pretty legit.
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#308 Postby Hurricane_Luis » Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:46 pm

jinftl wrote:And here comes the eye?

http://imageshack.us/a/img802/3571/rbtopanimated.gif


On the last few frames, you can actually see the convection rotating.
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#309 Postby hurricanefloyd5 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:32 pm

jinftl wrote:And here comes the eye?

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Did it move/wobble to the nnw direction?
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#310 Postby HurricaneAndrew92 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:28 pm

Eye or warm spot?

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#311 Postby WeatherGuesser » Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:10 pm

5:00 PM AST Tue Oct 16
Location: 30.6°N 63.8°W
Moving: NNE at 26 mph
Min pressure: 969 mb
Max sustained: 85 mph
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#312 Postby WeatherGuesser » Wed Oct 17, 2012 3:58 am

...RAFAEL MOVING FASTER TO THE NORTH-NORTHEAST...
5:00 AM AST Wed Oct 17
Location: 35.2°N 60.7°W
Moving: NNE at 33 mph
Min pressure: 974 mb
Max sustained: 80 mph
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#313 Postby brunota2003 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:05 am

NOAA42 in the eye of Rafael 10/15/2012

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https://twitter.com/NOAA_HurrHunter/sta ... 24/photo/1
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#314 Postby brunota2003 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:34 am

NOAA42 watches the sunset under the CDO of Rafael 10/15/2012

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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#315 Postby vbhoutex » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:41 am

HurricaneAndrew92 wrote:Eye or warm spot?

http://imageshack.us/a/img193/2684/hurricanej.jpg

Looks like a warm spot to me. If there was an eye I would expect it to be SE of that spot.
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Hurricane - Discussion

#316 Postby wxman57 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:26 am

Looking more like an occluded low today. Cold air flowing into west side.
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#317 Postby Hurricane_Luis » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:31 am

Hurricane Rafael

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#318 Postby WeatherGuesser » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:47 am

Pressure back up to 975
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Re: ATL: RAFAEL - Post-Tropical - Discussion

#319 Postby brunota2003 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:19 pm

A few more images:

#NOAA42 inside the eye of #Rafael with a reflection of the Tail Doppler Radar display in the window 10/16/2012 http://pic.twitter.com/RYavEFzb

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#NOAA42 with a rainbow over the wing in #Rafael http://pic.twitter.com/RSUFva5O

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A look at the sea state in #Rafael from #NOAA42 http://pic.twitter.com/fIxLo2Bs

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Double rainbow from the flight station of #NOAA42 in #Hurricane #Rafael 10/16/2012 http://pic.twitter.com/r6eDdwu0

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One more shot from the flight station of #NOAA42 in #Hurricane #Rafael 10/16/2012 http://pic.twitter.com/P8iCOadG

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Pretty images!
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#320 Postby Hurricane_Luis » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:23 am

Last Satillite Image taken

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