NOAA’s P3 aircraft continues to fly into Bertha

One of NOAA’s hurricane hunter P3 aircraft – NOAA42 will fly into Bertha this afternoon. Take off is scheduled for 2PM Eastern from Ft. Lauderdale, FL. They will fly a Tail Doppler RAdar Mission. Below is the proposed flight track. The dots on the flight track represent the aircraft turn points. The red dots in the figure show the locations that launch weather balloons twice a day while the purple dots are the locations that launch balloons once a day. This flight will land in MacDill Air Force Base.

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