Saturday, August 19th, 2017 11:00 GMT

Aerial Reconnaissance in the North Atlantic Basin

Map updated with new data on August 19, 2017 10:59 Z. Map has aircraft positions within last thirty minutes.   Map: Large | None

Atlantic recon in the last thirty minutes...

United States Air Force
Harvey (09L) - AF302

High Density (2), Recco (1)

Geopotential Height: 2,308 meters (7,572 feet)
Static Air Pressure: 773.1 mb
Location: 242 statute miles (390 km) to the S (173°) from San Juan, Puerto Rico (U.S.).

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System Status: Updating every minute. (summary)

15 product files are currently monitored in this basin.

Last check for data: Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 11:00 Z

A check of the NHC's recon archive also occurs as needed.

Live Atlantic recon mapping...

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NASA Hurricane Websites:

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NOAA / NASA EPOCH Project: Website
Scheduled science flight period: Through August 30th
Flights from Edwards AFB in CA. Missions with Global Hawk UAS.
Our site only has sonde data. NASA Aircraft Tracker for NASA872 path.
Project will fly over East Pacific storms to
better understand how they form and intensify.
For a tutorial on how to use our recon system, click here. For a version of our Google Earth recon product that does not automatically fly to the plane's current location and allows you to view multiple missions at once, click here.
To track NOAA & NASA aircraft you can also visit:
Aircraft Tracker from the NASA Airborne Science Program
Other Recon Sites Using Our System
Hurricane City (with NOAA P-3 radar) |
Other Live Recon Sites