Hurricane Field Program Update – Sunday, September 14, 2014 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Sunday, September 14, 2014

NOAA42: Will ferry from MacDill Air Force Base to Bermuda. Take off is scheduled for 10AM Eastern. One HRD scientist will be on board.

NOAA43: Is tasked to fly a NESDIS Ocean Winds mission. They took off around 8AM from St. Croix  for a nine hour flight. No HRD scientists will be on board.

G-IV: Will ferry from MacDill Air Force Base to St. Croix. Take off time is scheduled for noon. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.

Monday, September 15, 2014

NOAA43: Is tasked to fly a Model Evaluation Experiment. Take of time from St. Croix is scheduled for 8AM Eastern for an eight hour mission. Three HRD scientists will be on board.

G-IV: Is tasked to fly a Model Evaluation Experiment. Take off time from St. Croix is set for 9AM Eastern for this five hour flight. The G-IV will land in Bermuda. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.

NOAA42: Is tasked to fly a Model Evaluation Experiment. Take off time from Bermuda is set for 11AM for this seven hour mission. Two HRD scientists will be on this flight.

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