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Isaac Weather Alert

Saturday, August 25, 2012
By George Hatcher
Isaac Weather Alert

From the National Weather Service: Tropical Storm Isaac is currently just off the coast of northeastern Cuba, moving toward the northwest at 20 mph. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph and strengthening is forecast over the next 48 hours, with Isaac expected to be at or near hurricane strength as it reaches the... »

National Hurricane Center Weather Investigations

Thursday, August 23, 2012
By George Hatcher

One focus of study for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is an annual field program of flights aboard research aircraft (two WP-3D turboprops and a Gulfstream IV-SP jet) flown by NOAA’s Aircraft Operations Center. The Gulfstream flies at 45,000 feet and drops a dropsonde which sends back data as they parachute down through... »

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