Jump to content
  • Member Statistics

    16,921
    Total Members
    7,904
    Most Online
    Jun Zz
    Newest Member
    Jun Zz
    Joined

Major Hurricane Ida


Recommended Posts

3 minutes ago, user13 said:

AF plane looks like it is having issues and returning

Oh man that's a bummer at this point. Also looks like the NOAA plane is finished after only two center fixes. That's strange as the storm isn't far at all from Lakeland so they should have plenty of fuel. 

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 minute ago, cptcatz said:

Oh man that's a bummer at this point. Also looks like the NOAA plane is finished after only two center fixes. That's strange as the storm isn't far at all from Lakeland so they should have plenty of fuel. 

Could be equipment failure.

  • Like 1
  • Confused 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, Eskimo Joe said:

Going to go out on a limb and say Ida fights pockets of dry air that prevent it from achieving Cat 4 or 5 status. It's running out of time before it begins interacting with the continental airmass. I'm very interested to see if any buoys get close to the center tonight and see what the wave height and winds are. Would give us a clue as to the potential storm surge.

Which is odd because wasn't dry air supposed to be NIL? NHC was always talking about a very moist environment 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

11 minutes ago, David Reimer said:

NOAA plane is doing a planned spiral ascent for some sort of research purpose. Once that is complete they'll head back down to 700 millibars and continue the recon mission.

For posterity.

  • Like 2
  • Thanks 2
  • Weenie 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 minutes ago, StormChaser4Life said:

Seems like Ida might be one of those hurricanes whose wind field might expand more than winds increasing. Pressure been dropping all day with increasing wind field but strength of winds been slower to rise. 

I would expect a rather rapid rise in winds at some point this evening as pressures keep declining. We've seen that occur with multiple hurricanes in the past where it takes several hours for the winds to respond upward. It'll probably happen rather quickly too when it finally does. The expanding wind field is likely playing a part in delaying the uptick in wind speeds too. 

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

15 minutes ago, KPITSnow said:

That’s doubtful.

But probable

Just like everyone saying it's heading to New Orleans.

Models can only do so much. Especially during the fact that you have a TC strengthening. 

I can tell you that the current center fix with a strengthening center is already too far east and curving to make landfall in New Orleans.

It's going to be east. 

  • Haha 2
  • Confused 2
  • Weenie 4
Link to comment
Share on other sites

5 minutes ago, FLweather said:

But probable

Just like everyone saying it's heading to New Orleans.

Models can only do so much. Especially during the fact that you have a TC strengthening. 

I can tell you that the current center fix with a strengthening center is already too far east and curving to make landfall in New Orleans.

It's going to be east. 

Is this turtle’s burner account? 

  • Haha 13
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • WxWatcher007 changed the title to Major Hurricane Ida

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...