Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, September 15, 2014 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Monday, September 15, 2014

NOAA43: Is tasked to fly a Model Evaluation Experiment. Take of time from St. Croix was around 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 was around 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.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

NOAA43: Is tasked to fly a NESDIS Ocean Winds experiment. Take of time from St. Croix is TBD. No HRD scientists will be on board.

G-IV: Is tasked to fly a Model Evaluation Experiment. Take off will be around 10AM from 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 10AM. Two HRD scientists will be on this flight.

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