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MISSION IDENTIFIER AF303 1215A MARIA
STORM IDENTIFIER VORTEX DATA MESSAGE AL152017
OBSERVATION NUMBER 22
AGENCY OPERATING FLIGHT AIR FORCE RESERVE
TAIL NUMBER OF AIRCRAFT 303 WC-130J HERCULES
NUMBER OF MISSIONS FLOWN ON THIS STORM 12
NAME OF STORM SYSTEM MARIA
DEPRESSION NUMBER 15A
DATA AND TIME (UTC) OF FIX 21/16:43:10Z
LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE OF CENTER 20 deg 21 min N 069 deg 20 min W
MIN HEIGHT AT STANDARD LEVEL 700 mb 2747 m
MAX SURFACE WIND OBESRVED (INBOUND LEG) 115 kt
       BEARING AND RANGE FROM CENTER 059 deg 26 nm
MAX FLT LEVEL WIND OBSERVED (INBOUND LEG) 144 deg 117 kt
       BEARING AND RANGE FROM CENTER 057 deg 29 nm
MIN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE 960 Millibars or 28.34 Inches
MAX FLT LEVEL TEMP OUTSIDE EYE WALL 10 C / 3034 m
MAX FLT LEVEL TEMP NEAR CENTER 15 C / 3050 m
DEWPOINT TEMPERATURE 10 C / NA
EYE WALL STRUCTURE OPEN SW
EYE SHAPE DIAMETER AND ORIENTATION CIRCULAR - Diameter 42 NM
FIX DETERMINED BY PENETRATION RADAR WIND PRESSURE
CENTER FIX DETERMINED AT LEVEL 700 mb
NAV / MET  ERRORS 0.02 / 1 nm
REMARKS MAX FL WIND 117 KT 057 / 29 NM 16:26:00Z CNTR DROPSONDE SFC WIND 175 / 6 KT MAX FL TEMP 17 C 063 / 10 NM FROM FL CNTR ;

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