Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 7:32 AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

NOAA42: Is currently flying Leslie. Take off was around 0800 UTC from Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. NOAA42 is flying a P-3 TDR mission. Two HRD scientists are on this flight.

G-IV:  Flight scheduled to take off at 2100 UTC from MacDill was cancelled.

NOAA42: Flight scheduled to fly into Leslie at 2000 UTC from Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was cancelled.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

No P-3 or G-IV flights are scheduled for the next 24 to 48 hours.

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