Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, August 27, 2012 1:34 PM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Monday, Aug 27, 2012

G-IV:  The 0530 UTC flight was cancelled.

NOAA42: Flew into Tropical Storm Isaac. They took off at 0800 UTC from Jacksonville International Airport and landed there at 1546 UTC. NOAA42 flew a P-3 TDR mission into Tropical Storm Isaac. Two HRD scientists were on this flight.

G-IV: The 1730 UTC flight was cancelled.

NOAA42: Is scheduled to fly into Tropical Storm Isaac. Take off will be at 2000 UTC from MacDill and will recover in Jacksonville International Airport. NOAA42 will fly a P-3 TDR mission into Isaac. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

NOAA42: Is scheduled to fly into Isaac. Take off will be at 0800 UTC from Jacksonville International Airport and will recover there. NOAA42 will fly a P-3 TDR mission into Tropical Storm Isaac. Two HRD scientists will be on this flight. Three UM/RSMAS scientists will also join the flight.

NOAA42: Is scheduled to fly into Isaac. Take off will be at 2000 UTC from Jacksonville International Airport and will recover at MacDill AFB. NOAA42 will fly a P-3 TDR/landfall mission. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.

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