NOAA G-IV conducts second and final operational synoptic surveillance mission around Tropical Storm Guillermo

NOAA’s G-IV jet aircraft is performing its second synoptic surveillance mission of the year, around weakening Tropical Storm Guillermo, which is threatening Hawaii.  The aircraft took off from Honolulu, HI, at about 1730 UTC, and will recover there about 7.5 h later.  No further missions are planned, and the G-IV should return to Florida tomorrow.2015080400_ep092015_N49track