Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Saturday, 29 August 2015

UAS Global Hawk: Is scheduled to fly over Tropical Storm Erika. It took off around 1100 UTC (7:00AM Eastern) from Wallops Island, VA. It will fly a 24 hour research mission over the storm. This mission is part of NOAA’s Sensing Hazards with Operational Unmanned Technology (SHOUT) field campaign.

NOAA43 and G-IV: All flights scheduled for today and tomorrow are cancelled.

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