23 Aug '12, 8pm

Our #hurricanehunters are tracking T.S. Isaac #hurricane #AirForce

-- With Tropical Storm Isaac bearing down on the Dominican Republic and Haiti and threatening to strengthen over the eastern Caribbean, the "Hurricane Hunters" from the Air Force Reserve's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron are in the air, relaying critical data to National Weather Service forecasters in Miami. Meanwhile, staffs at both the U.S. Southern and Northern Commands are monitoring the storm closely and ensuring they are ready to provide support to civilian authorities, including the U.S. Agency for International Development and Federal Emergency Management Agency. Three six-person crews from the 53rd WRS and their maintainers and support staff deployed to St. Croix from Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., last weekend, Air Force Lt. Col. Jon Talbot, the squadron's chief meteorologist, told American Forces Press Service. Operating out of the international airport the...

Full article: http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123315336

Tweets

SOUTHCOM is monitoring #Isaac in the Caribbean ...

defense.gov 23 Aug '12, 8pm

‘Hurricane Hunters’ Track Isaac as Southcom, Northcom Prepare By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Aug...

Green Blog: Hurricane Isaac Heads for Tampa, Si...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Aug '12, 11pm

Bad weather at an outdoor wedding, a graduation, a picnic or a pep rally is mostly just bad luck. Bad weather at the Repub...

Republicans' Weather Watch: This interactive ma...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Aug '12, 11pm

Bad weather at an outdoor wedding, a graduation, a picnic or a pep rally is mostly just bad luck. Bad weather at the Repub...

.@PentagonPresSec details #DOD aircraft moved o...

defense.gov 24 Aug '12, 7pm

Aircraft Relocated in Preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac By Amaani Lyle American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Aug. 2...

National Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Isaa...

af.mil 25 Aug '12, 4pm

-- National Guard Coordination Center officials are stepping up efforts to prepare for the possibility that Tropical Storm...

Here comes the rain: Sailors get ready for #Isaac

Here comes the rain: Sailors get ready for #Isaac

navy.mil 27 Aug '12, 2pm

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2012) Students at Naval Aviation Schools Command at Naval Air Station Pensacola carry sandbags i...

Florida domainers hunker down for hurricane Isaac #domains #isaac #domainers #florida

Florida domainers hunker down for hurricane Isa...

domaingang.com 27 Aug '12, 1am

“It’s definitely an attempt to reverse-hijack our lifestyle, property and established business. I would consider filing a ...

Air Force prepares for Isaac, Bolaven: While th...

af.mil 24 Aug '12, 9pm

-- While the Air Force has moved aircraft out of Florida in advance of the possible path of Tropical Storm Isaac, Airmen h...

#NationalGuard prepares for #Isaac -- @usairfor...

af.mil 27 Aug '12, 2am

-- Military units in the southeastern United States are preparing for Tropical Storm Isaac, which is barreling past the Fl...

See that incredible picture of Hurricane #Isaac...

raytheon.com 29 Aug '12, 9pm

Last Updated: 08/29/2012* A Raytheon-built sensor captured this striking nighttime view of Hurricane Isaac as the storm wh...

Hurricane Hunters provide critical data during major storms #AirForce

Hurricane Hunters provide critical data during ...

af.mil 29 Aug '12, 4pm

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFNS) -- As the Air Force Reserve's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, better known as t...

Bird uses hurricane winds to accelerate flight speed to 100 MPH

Bird uses hurricane winds to accelerate flight ...

news.mongabay.com 24 Aug '12, 7pm

Some locals gather at recreational shooting swamps in the Caribbean to slaughter with impunity everything that flies by. T...

Military Units in Southeast Prepare for Isaac's...

defense.gov 27 Aug '12, 1am

Military Units in Southeast Prepare for Isaac's Impact By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, ...