Hurricane Field Program Update – Sunday Aug. 23, 2015 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Sunday, 23 August 2015

NOAA43: Is flying an operationally tasked Tail Doppler Radar (TDR) mission. This means that NOAA’s Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) is interested in collecting data and has requested this flight into Danny. Take off was around 0600 UTC (2:00AM local) from Barbados. Three HRD scientists are on this flight.

G-IV: No flights are scheduled.

NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly an EMC operationally tasked Tail Doppler Radar (TDR) mission into Danny.  Take off is scheduled for 1800 UTC (2:00PM local) from Barbados. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.

Monday, 24 August 2015

NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly an EMC operationally tasked Tail Doppler Radar (TDR) mission into Danny.  Take off is scheduled for 0600 UTC (2:00AM local) from Barbados. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.

G-IV: No flights are scheduled at this time.

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