Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, August 4, 2014 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Monday, August 4, 2014

NOAA43:  Flew a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Bertha. Take off was around 2AM Eastern this morning from Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Three HRD scientists were onboard.

NOAA42:  Is tasked to fly a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Bertha. Take off is scheduled for 2PM Eastern from Ft. Lauderdale, FL and recover in MacDill Air Force Base eight hours later. Two HRD scientists and one intern will be onboard.

NOAA49:  Is ferrying to Honolulu for synoptic surveillance flights around Hurricane Iselle.  No HRD scientists will be onboard.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

NOAA43:  Is tasked to fly a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Bertha. Take off is scheduled for 2AM Eastern from Ft. Lauderdale, FL. This flight will recover in MacDill Air Force Base. Two HRD scientists will be onboard.

NOAA49:  Is tasked to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Hurricane Iselle.  Take off is scheduled for 7:30 AM Honolulu Standard Time, and will recover there about 8 h later.  No HRD scientists will be onboard.

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