Aircraft Reconnaissance
This page is automatically updated with the latest data from reconnaissance aircraft investigating tropical cyclones. The raw data is obtained courtesy of the National Hurricane Center. Data updates every 10 minutes when a mission is ongoing. Click any plot to enlarge it.

Recent Missions from Past 6 Hours:

NOAA2 Ocean Winds Mission
Type: Low-level Reconnaissance  |  Status: Finished

As of 21:17 UTC Jan 27, 2020:
Aircraft Position: 52.77°N 8.77°W
Bearing: 270° at 73 kt
Altitude: 609 gpm
Peak 10-second Wind: 29 kt at 269°
Extrapolated Sea-level Pressure: 988.1 mb

Aircraft Data Time Series (click to enlarge): Raw data file
Full Mission In-Storm (click to enlarge): Raw data file
Latest 10 Minutes of Obs (click to enlarge): Raw data file
Dropsonde Locations and IDs (click to enlarge):
Most Recent Dropsonde Sounding (click to enlarge):

No dropsondes available for this mission


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