Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, September 15, 2010 AT 11:30 AM EDT

OPERATIONS

NOAA P-3s

Wednesday September 15

NOAA-42: No flight.

NOAA-43: No flight.

Thursday September 16

NOAA-42: N42 is scheduled IFEX RI mission in T.S. Karl. Departure from McDill AFB at 1500 UTC (11:00 AM EDT) returning back to McDill AFB/Tampa.

NOAA-43: DOWN

Friday September 17

NOAA-42: N42 is scheduled IFEX RI mission in T.S. Karl. Departure from McDill AFB at 1500 UTC (11:00 AM EDT) returning back to McDill AFB/Tampa. This mission might be cancelled or shortened because of landfall.

NOAA-43: DOWN

G-IV

Wednesday, September 15

NOAA-49: No flight scheduled.

Thursday September 16

NOAA-49: N49 is scheduled for a 1730 UTC (1:30PM EDT) takeoff on a research mission around T.S. Karl. Recovery is at McDill AFB/Tampa.

Friday September 17

NOAA-49: N49 is tentatively scheduled for a 1730 UTC (1:30PM EDT) takeoff on a research mission around T.S. Karl. Recovery is at McDill AFB/Tampa.

AFRC DRIFT BUOY DEPLOYMENT: No missions scheduled for next 24 h.

CONFERENCE CALL

There is an HRD Conference call tomorow, Thursday September 16 at 10:30 AM.

The daily Tri-Agency list information from Michael Goodman for the noon project briefing. This conference is at 12:00 Noon every day and is by invitation only.

RAB

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