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AL112012 - Hurricane KIRK

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Forecast Track

Time of Latest Forecast: 201209021800

Forecast Hour Latitude Longitude Intensity
0 48.1 325.4 45
12 55 335 40
24 0 0 0
36 0 0 0
48 0 0 0
72 0 0 0
96 0 0 0
120 0 0 0

Forecast Track Archive

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Track History

Synoptic Time Latitude Longitude Intensity
201209021800 48.1 -34.6 45
201209021200 45 -38.1 40
201209020600 42.5 -40.5 45
201209020000 40.2 -43.1 50
201209011800 38.5 -45.3 55
201209011200 36.5 -47.3 60
201209010600 34.5 -48.9 65
201209010000 33.1 -50 70
201208311800 31.6 -50.5 80
201208311200 30.6 -50.9 90
201208310600 29.6 -50.7 90
201208310000 28.5 -50.5 80
201208301800 27.7 -50 75
201208301200 26.8 -49.2 60
201208300600 26.1 -48.6 50
201208300000 25.4 -48 45
201208291800 25.1 -47.1 45
201208291200 24.5 -46.5 40
201208290600 24.2 -44.9 40
201208290000 23.8 -44.5 40
201208281800 23.7 -43.4 30

About Track History

Enhanced Infrared (IR) Imagery (4 km Mercator)

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Time of This Image: 201208311215

AMSU Microwave 89 GHz Imagery (4 km Mercator)

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Time of This Image: 201208311246

IR/WV/Microwave RGB (IR [R], WV [G], MI89 [B])

Storm Relative 1 km Geostationary Visible Imagery

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Time of This Image: 201208311215

2 km Storm Relative IR Imagery with BD Enhancement Curve

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Time of This Image: 201208311215

Enhanced Infrared (IR) Imagery (1 km Mercator, MODIS/AVHRR)

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Time of Latest Image: 201209030840

Enhanced Infrared (IR) VIIRS

No Data Available

Visible Imagery (1 km Mercator, MODIS/AVHRR)

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Time of Latest Image: 201209030652

2km Natural Color Imagery

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Time of Latest Image: 201209021325

Storm Relative 16 km Geostationary Water Vapor Imagery

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Time of This Image: 201208311445

Storm Relative 16 km Microwave-Based Total Precipitable Water Imagery

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Time of This Image: 201208311401

Ocean Heat Content & Forecast Track

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Time of Latest Image: 201209021800

Multiplatform Satellite Surface Wind Analysis (Experimental)

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Time of Latest Image: 201209030000

Multiplatform Tropical Cyclone Kinetic Energy and Intensity

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Time of This Image: 201208311200

Digital Dvorak

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Time of Latest Image: 201209030300

AMSU Intensity Time Series

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Time of Latest Image: 201209030000

Multiplatform Tropical Cyclone MSLP and Maximum Winds

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Time of Latest Image: 201209030000

IR-based TC size

No Data Available

Time Series of the Simplified Holland B parameter calculated from the TC Vitals

No Data Available

AMSU Radial/Height Cross Sections

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Time of Latest Image: 201209021856

AMSU Area-Averaged Wind Shears and Layer Means

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