NASA HS3 Data Over Tropical Storm Dolly (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Caption NASA's unmanned Global Hawk aircraft flew over Tropical Storm Dolly on Sept. 2 and gathered data. The plot shows wind speeds and wind barbs at 850 and 150 millibars. It showed Winds at low levels up to about 35 to 40 knots and a reasonably depicted cyclonic circulation. In the image, the dropsonde data gathered from NASA's Global Hawk were adjusted over the satellite image of the storm to compensate for the storm's movement. As a result, although the image makes dropsonde data look as if it were over eastern Mexico, there were no drops over the country. The data was just shifted to match the satellite image. All dropsondes were dropped over the Gulf of Mexico. NASA's HS3 Mission: www.nasa.gov/hs3 Credit NASA Goddard/Scott Braun Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.