ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#601 Postby craptacular » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:41 pm

First VDM from mission 31 should be posted shortly. Last HDOBS included the center. Lowest extrapolated pressure was 936.4mb, and highest SFMR was 125 mph.
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#602 Postby craptacular » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:55 pm

Product: Air Force Vortex Message (URNT12 KNHC)
Transmitted: 7th day of the month at 2:51Z
Agency: United States Air Force
Aircraft: Lockheed WC-130J Hercules with reg. number AF98-5307
Storm Number & Year: 14 in 2016
Storm Name: Matthew (flight in the North Atlantic basin)
Mission Number: 31
Observation Number: 06
A. Time of Center Fix: 7th day of the month at 2:25:50Z
B. Center Fix Coordinates: 27°02'N 79°14'W (27.0333N 79.2333W)
B. Center Fix Location: 56 statute miles (90 km) to the ENE (66°) from West Palm Beach, FL, USA.
C. Minimum Height at Standard Level: 2,578m (8,458ft) at 700mb
D. Estimated (by SFMR or visually) Maximum Surface Wind Inbound: 75kts (~ 86.3mph)
E. Location of the Estimated Maximum Surface Wind Inbound: 23 nautical miles (26 statute miles) to the SSW (204°) of center fix
F. Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: From 286° at 76kts (From the WNW at ~ 87.5mph)
G. Location of Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: 27 nautical miles (31 statute miles) to the SSW (205°) of center fix
H. Minimum Sea Level Pressure: 939mb (27.73 inHg)
I. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Outside Eye: 13°C (55°F) at a pressure alt. of 3,045m (9,990ft)
J. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Inside Eye: 19°C (66°F) at a pressure alt. of 3,047m (9,997ft)
K. Dewpoint Temp & Sea Surface Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): Not Available
L. Eye Character: Open in the southeast, SE
M. Eye Shape & Diameter: Circular with a diameter of 12 nautical miles (14 statute miles)
N. Fix Determined By: Penetration, Radar, Wind, Pressure and Temperature
N. Fix Level: 700mb
O. Navigational Fix Accuracy: 0.02 nautical miles
O. Meteorological Accuracy: 0.01 nautical miles

Remarks Section:
Maximum Outbound and Flight Level Wind: 108kts (~ 124.3mph) which was observed 29 nautical miles (33 statute miles) to the NE (47°) from the flight level center at 2:35:00Z
Dropsonde Surface Wind at Center: From 100° at 9kts (From the E at 10mph)
Maximum Flight Level Temp: 18°C (64°F) which was observed 8 nautical miles to the SSW (196°) from the flight level center
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#603 Postby craptacular » Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:08 pm

Hurricane Hunters now only reporting one larger eye (48 NM diameter)

Product: Air Force Vortex Message (URNT12 KNHC)
Transmitted: 7th day of the month at 4:05Z
Agency: United States Air Force
Aircraft: Lockheed WC-130J Hercules with reg. number AF98-5307
Storm Number & Year: 14 in 2016
Storm Name: Matthew (flight in the North Atlantic basin)
Mission Number: 31
Observation Number: 12
A. Time of Center Fix: 7th day of the month at 3:43:40Z
B. Center Fix Coordinates: 27°18'N 79°23'W (27.3N 79.3833W)
B. Center Fix Location: 59 statute miles (94 km) to the NE (46°) from West Palm Beach, FL, USA.
C. Minimum Height at Standard Level: 2,592m (8,504ft) at 700mb
D. Estimated (by SFMR or visually) Maximum Surface Wind Inbound: 84kts (~ 96.7mph)
E. Location of the Estimated Maximum Surface Wind Inbound: 19 nautical miles (22 statute miles) to the N (354°) of center fix
F. Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: From 105° at 103kts (From the ESE at ~ 118.5mph)
G. Location of Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: 20 nautical miles (23 statute miles) to the N (355°) of center fix
H. Minimum Sea Level Pressure: 940mb (27.76 inHg)
I. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Outside Eye: 11°C (52°F) at a pressure alt. of 3,040m (9,974ft)
J. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Inside Eye: 20°C (68°F) at a pressure alt. of 3,036m (9,961ft)
K. Dewpoint Temp & Sea Surface Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): Not Available
L. Eye Character: Closed
M. Eye Shape & Diameter: Circular with a diameter of 48 nautical miles (55 statute miles)

N. Fix Determined By: Penetration, Radar, Wind, Pressure and Temperature
N. Fix Level: 700mb
O. Navigational Fix Accuracy: 0.02 nautical miles
O. Meteorological Accuracy: 0.01 nautical miles

Remarks Section:
Maximum Flight Level Wind: 108kts (~ 124.3mph) which was observed 29 nautical miles (33 statute miles) to the E (80°) from the flight level center at 2:35:00Z
Dropsonde Surface Wind at Center: From 145° at 16kts (From the SE at 18mph)
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#604 Postby craptacular » Fri Oct 07, 2016 12:38 am

Last dropsonde in center: 938 mb

Product: Air Force Temp Drop (Dropsonde) Message (UZNT13 KNHC)
Transmitted: 7th day of the month at 5:35Z
Agency: United States Air Force
Aircraft: Lockheed WC-130J Hercules with reg. number AF98-5307
Storm Number: 14
Storm Name: Matthew (flight in the North Atlantic basin)
Mission Number: 31
Observation Number: 21

Part A...

Date: Near the closest hour of 5Z on the 7th day of the month
Highest Mandatory Level For Which Wind Was Reported: 700mb
Coordinates: 27.5N 79.6W
Location: 62 statute miles (99 km) to the NNE (28°) from West Palm Beach, FL, USA.
Marsden Square: 080 ( About )

Surface and Standard Isobaric Surfaces
Level Geo. Height Air Temp. Dew Point Wind Direction Wind Speed
1000mb This level does not exist in this area of the storm above the surface level.
938mb (27.70 inHg) Surface (Sea Level) 27.8°C (82.0°F) 27.0°C (81°F) 75° (from the ENE) 7 knots (8 mph)
925mb 129m (423 ft) 26.8°C (80.2°F) 26.4°C (80°F) 55° (from the NE) 5 knots (6 mph)
850mb 877m (2,877 ft) 23.2°C (73.8°F) 22.7°C (73°F) 70° (from the ENE) 5 knots (6 mph)
700mb 2,564m (8,412 ft) 19.2°C (66.6°F) About 13°C (55°F) 60° (from the ENE) 12 knots (14 mph)

Information About Radiosonde:
- Launch Time: 5:07Z
- About Sonde: A descending radiosonde tracked automatically by satellite navigation with no solar or infrared correction.

Remarks Section...

Dropsonde Location: Dropped in center.

Highest altitude where wind was reported:
- Location: 27.53N 79.62W
- Time: 5:07:33Z

Lowest altitude where wind was reported:
- Location: 27.53N 79.63W
- Time: 5:11:25Z

Mean Boundary Level Wind (mean wind in the lowest 500 geopotential meters of the sounding):
- Wind Direction: 50° (from the NE)
- Wind Speed: 5 knots (6 mph)

Deep Layer Mean Wind (average wind over the depth of the sounding):
- Wind Direction: 75° (from the ENE)
- Wind Speed: 6 knots (7 mph)
- Depth of Sounding: From 698mb to 938mb

Average Wind Over Lowest Available 150 geopotential meters (gpm) of the sounding:
- Lowest 150m: 156 gpm - 6 gpm (512 geo. feet - 20 geo. feet)
- Wind Direction: 60° (from the ENE)
- Wind Speed: 5 knots (6 mph)

Sounding Software Version: AEV 33236
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#605 Postby craptacular » Fri Oct 07, 2016 12:46 am

Product: Air Force Vortex Message (URNT12 KNHC)
Transmitted: 7th day of the month at 5:43Z
Agency: United States Air Force
Aircraft: Lockheed WC-130J Hercules with reg. number AF98-5307
Storm Number & Year: 14 in 2016
Storm Name: Matthew (flight in the North Atlantic basin)
Mission Number: 31
Observation Number: 18
A. Time of Center Fix: 7th day of the month at 5:07:20Z
B. Center Fix Coordinates: 27°31'N 79°36'W (27.5167N 79.6W)
B. Center Fix Location: 63 statute miles (101 km) to the NNE (27°) from West Palm Beach, FL, USA.
C. Minimum Height at Standard Level: 2,577m (8,455ft) at 700mb
D. Estimated (by SFMR or visually) Maximum Surface Wind Inbound: 76kts (~ 87.5mph)
E. Location of the Estimated Maximum Surface Wind Inbound: 30 nautical miles (35 statute miles) to the SE (134°) of center fix
F. Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: From 209° at 90kts (From the SSW at ~ 103.6mph)
G. Location of Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: 36 nautical miles (41 statute miles) to the SE (133°) of center fix
H. Minimum Sea Level Pressure: 938mb (27.70 inHg)
I. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Outside Eye: 12°C (54°F) at a pressure alt. of 3,044m (9,987ft)
J. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Inside Eye: 18°C (64°F) at a pressure alt. of 3,043m (9,984ft)
K. Dewpoint Temp & Sea Surface Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): Not Available
L. Eye Character: Open in the east, E
M. Eye Shape & Diameter: Circular with a diameter of 14 nautical miles (16 statute miles)
N. Fix Determined By: Penetration, Radar, Wind, Pressure and Temperature
N. Fix Level: 700mb
O. Navigational Fix Accuracy: 0.02 nautical miles
O. Meteorological Accuracy: 0.02 nautical miles

Remarks Section:
Maximum Flight Level Wind: 108kts (~ 124.3mph) which was observed 41 nautical miles (47 statute miles) to the E (99°) from the flight level center at 2:35:00Z
Maximum Flight Level Wind Outbound: 102kts (~ 117.4mph) which was observed 26 nautical miles (30 statute miles) to the NW (310°) from the flight level center at 5:15:00Z
Dropsonde Surface Wind at Center: From 75° at 7kts (From the ENE at 8mph)
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#606 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:14 am

Just posting an image of the completed mission:

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Next mission already on the way, through 6:15am EDT:

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#607 Postby HenkL » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:30 am

AF301 3314A MATTHEW HDOB 16 20161007
111600 2834N 08014W 6972 02668 9435 +172 +140 291031 039 035 002 00
111630 2836N 08013W 6971 02658 9429 +167 +142 293020 026 029 001 00
111700 2837N 08013W 6972 02653 9435 +154 +143 259008 017 024 001 03
111730 2837N 08013W 6972 02653 9430 +158 +142 026004 009 021 001 03
111800 2840N 08014W 6964 02662 9433 +156 +148 042012 014 /// /// 03
111830 2842N 08013W 6974 02650 9431 +155 +147 088015 018 031 001 00
111900 2843N 08012W 6969 02656 9433 +155 +149 113025 029 033 000 00
111930 2844N 08010W 6972 02656 9435 +160 +142 120035 039 039 001 00
112000 2845N 08009W 6969 02661 9449 +153 +151 128047 048 051 005 00
112030 2847N 08007W 6975 02670 9460 +155 +155 129060 067 068 008 00
112100 2848N 08006W 6961 02702 9483 +153 +152 132072 076 074 010 00
112130 2849N 08005W 6974 02709 9507 +147 +145 130079 080 081 012 00
112200 2850N 08004W 6969 02731 9537 +139 //// 134079 080 098 043 05
112230 2851N 08002W 6977 02742 9576 +135 //// 134086 087 100 045 05
112300 2852N 08001W 6965 02770 9581 +130 +129 135090 091 096 047 00
112330 2853N 07959W 6967 02785 9598 +133 +133 137090 091 092 030 00
112400 2854N 07958W 6965 02807 9638 +132 +132 140093 094 093 030 00
112430 2856N 07957W 6972 02815 9669 +134 +134 139100 102 098 046 00
112500 2857N 07955W 6969 02840 9697 +131 +131 139106 108 097 045 00
112530 2858N 07954W 6979 02852 9729 +126 +126 133110 111 094 050 00

SLP 943 extrapolated
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#608 Postby TheEuropean » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:35 am

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URNT12 KNHC 071133
VORTEX DATA MESSAGE AL142016
A. 07/11:17:20Z
B. 28 deg 38 min N
080 deg 12 min W
C. 700 mb 2617 m
D. 76 kt
E. 191 deg 18 nm
F. 281 deg 89 kt
G. 191 deg 18 nm
H. 944 mb
I. 14 C / 3046 m
J. 17 C / 3039 m
K. 14 C / NA
L. OPEN SW
M. C20
N. 12345 / 07
O. 0.02 / 1 nm
P. AF301 3314A MATTHEW OB 06
MAX OUTBOUND AND MAX FL WIND 113 KT 043 / 28 NM 11:26:30Z
CNTR DROPSONDE SFC WIND 295 / 2 KT
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#609 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:12 am

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#610 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:21 am

Through 9:15am EDT:

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#611 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:36 am

Through 9:25am EDT:

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#612 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:38 am

Through 9:35am EDT:

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#613 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:52 am

Through 9:45am EDT:

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#614 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:54 am

NE Quadrant:

Highest Flight Level Wind (30 sec. Avg.): 107 knots (123.1 mph)
Highest Peak (10 sec. Avg.) Flight Level Wind: 109 knots (125.4 mph)
Highest SFMR Peak (10s Avg.) Sfc. Wind: 99 knots (113.9 mph) .. Many of these in a row then a lot missing
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#615 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:08 am

A lot of the coordinates were in the same position, just like they were on the other side of the eyewall briefly.

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#616 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:12 am

Through 10:05am EDT:

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#617 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:16 am

URNT12 KNHC 071410
VORTEX DATA MESSAGE AL142016
A. 07/13:39:40Z
B. 29 deg 02 min N
080 deg 26 min W
C. 700 mb 2638 m
D. 91 kt
E. 134 deg 20 nm
F. 217 deg 98 kt
G. 134 deg 20 nm
H. 947 mb
I. 13 C / 3039 m
J. 17 C / 3039 m
K. 14 C / NA
L. CLOSED
M. C22
N. 12345 / 07
O. 0.02 / 1 nm
P. AF301 3314A MATTHEW OB 20
MAX OUTBOUND AND MAX FL WIND 109 KT 042 / 27 NM 13:49:00Z
CNTR DROPSONDE SFC WIND 230 / 6 KT
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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#618 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:22 am

Through 10:15am EDT:

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#619 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:28 am

Through 11:15am EDT:

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Re: ATL: MATTHEW - Recon

#620 Postby Chris_in_Tampa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:29 am

URNT12 KNHC 071526
VORTEX DATA MESSAGE AL142016
A. 07/15:12:00Z
B. 29 deg 19 min N
080 deg 35 min W
C. 700 mb 2649 m
D. 85 kt
E. 300 deg 15 nm
F. 046 deg 93 kt
G. 304 deg 18 nm
H. 947 mb
I. 12 C / 3048 m
J. 16 C / 3043 m
K. 14 C / NA
L. OPEN SW
M. C28
N. 12345 / 07
O. 0.02 / 1 nm
P. AF301 3314A MATTHEW OB 25
MAX FL WIND 109 KT 080 / 25 NM 13:49:00Z
CNTR DROPSONDE SFC WIND 120 / 1 KT
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