Sunday, August 30th, 2015 15:53 GMT

Aerial Reconnaissance in the North Atlantic Basin

Map updated with new data on August 30, 2015 15:42 Z. Map has aircraft positions within last thirty minutes.   Map: Large | None

Atlantic recon in the last thirty minutes...

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Non-Tasked Mission (150830135657309) - AF309

Recco (non-tropical) (11)

Geopotential Height: 7,330 meters (24,049 feet)
Location: 34 statue miles (55 km) to the ENE (72°) from Fort Myers, FL, USA.

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System Status: Updating every minute. (summary)

15 product files are currently monitored in this basin.

Last check for data: Sunday, August 30, 2015 15:52 Z

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

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