Hurricane Field Program Update – Tuesday, September 14, 2010 AT 3:30 PM EDT



Tuesday September 14

NOAA-42: N42’s scheduled IFEX Genesis mission in AL92 is cancelled. Departure from St. Croix is at 2000 UTC (4:00 PM EDT) ferrying back to McDill AFB/Tampa.

NOAA-43: DOWN DAY – No flight.

Wednesday September 15

NOAA-43: will ferry back to McDill AFB/Tampa. Takeoff time TBA.


Tuesday, September 14

NOAA-49: N49 took off from STX at 1730 UTC (1:30PM EDT) on a research mission around AL92. Recovery is at McDill AFB/Tampa.

Wednesday, September 15

NOAA-49: No flight scheduled.

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


There is an HRD Conference call tomorow, Tuesday September 14 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.


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