N42/3RF HRD GPS Dropwindsonde Scientist Log (Revised 5/2002)

Storm__Fabian__________ Dropwindsonde Scientists__Landsea_________________________________________________

Flight ID__030902I_____ Flight Director__Damiano, Mayeaux_________________________ Takeoff from __St. Croix___ at 1434__ UTC

Mission ID__NOAA2 WX10A AVAPS Operators__Roly, Tong_______________________________ Recovery at _______________ at ______ UTC

Drop
#
Sonde
ID #
Time
(UTC)
Lat
(°N)
Lon
(°W)
Surface
Pressure
(mb)
Wind closest to surface
dir/spd hgt (kt) (m)
BT
SST
(°C)
Eye, Eyewall, Rainband (direction)CommentsOb
#
1023235027171450Could not transmit to HAPS from AVAPS
2023235240171552Could not transmit to HAPS from AVAPS
3023235226171650Could not transmit to HAPS from AVAPS
4023235231171750Could not transmit to HAPS from AVAPS
5180458Could not transmit to HAPS from AVAPS
6180522Could not transmit to HAPS from AVAPS
7180543Could not transmit to HAPS from AVAPS
8180604Could not transmit to HAPS from AVAPS
902323507318262020.4961.389903256310EYEWALL SE25 s launch detect delay, MBL 33598
1002323503618264120.4961.36987325738EYEWALL SE30 s launch detect delay, MBL 33602
1102323507218271520.4961.339853206410EYEWALL SEMBL 33101
12023235080182746EYEWALL SENo launch detect, fast fall
13022294527219363921.0361.3799080 kt?24EYEWALL NWMBL 01596
1402261505619373821.0861.43994?69EYEWALL NWMBL 01591
1502323504319383921.1261.48EYEWALL NWNo winds
1602262506419393921.1861.559980207024EYEWALL NWSpotty winds, MBL 02087
1702323522119552520.4561.399833107035EYEWALL SWLate winds, MBL 31600

Drop
#
Sonde
ID #
Time
(UTC)
Lat
(°N)
Lon
(°W)
Surface
Pressure
(mb)
Wind closest to surface
dir/spd hgt (kt) (m)
BT
SST
(°C)
Eye, Eyewall, Rainband (direction)CommentsOb
#
1802294528019562520.4761.329783060024EYEWALL SWWinds missing 135-160 s, MBL 31610
1902323503519571620.4861.289733109020EYEWALL SWNo winds 60-110 s, MBL 31110
2002323523519574520.4961.249693009573EYEWALL SWLate winds, MBL 30609
2102294528220170220.7060.619731359520EYEWALL ELate winds, MBL 13615
2202323523020180020.7260.559781261566EYEWALL ESpotty winds, MBL 13118
2302323503120190220.7360.499831309910EYEWALL ELate winds, MBL 13109
2402323518820200220.7460.421259012EYEWALL SELate winds, MBL 13105
2502323523222203320.8361.229440951010EYELate winds, MBL 09010