G-IV jet is in the air flying Joaquin

The G-IV hurricane hunter jet took off around 1730 UTC (1:30PM local) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL to fly another synoptic surveillance mission. The jet is currently flying around Hurricane Joaquin. Here is the G-IV flight track. The dots along the flight track indicate the dropwindsonde launch locations.

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