Hurricane Field Program Update – Friday, August 22, 2014 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Friday, August 22, 2014

None

Saturday, August 23, 2014

NOAA43:  Is tasked to fly a Tail Doppler Radar mission into AL96 -the disturbance currently located north of the US Virgin Islands. Take off is scheduled for 2PM Eastern from MacDill Air Force Base. Three HRD scientists will be onboard.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

NOAA42:  Is tasked to fly a Tail Doppler Radar mission into AL96. Take off is scheduled for 2AM Eastern from MacDill Air Force Base. Three HRD scientists will be onboard.

G-IV: Is tasked to fly a Tail Doppler Radar research mission around AL96. Take off is scheduled for 1:30PM Eastern from MacDill Air Force Base. No HRD scientists will be onboard.

NOAA43:  Is tasked to fly a Tail Doppler Radar mission into AL96. Take off is scheduled for 2PM Eastern from MacDill Air Force Base. Three HRD scientists will be onboard.

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