Hurricane Field Program Update – Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Friday, 2 Oct. 2015

G-IV: Flew an NHC operationally tasked synoptic surveillance mission. This means that the National Hurricane Center requested this flight to collect data around Joaquin. Take off was around 0530 UTC (1:30AM) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.

G-IV: Was scheduled to fly an NHC operationally tasked synoptic surveillance mission. This flight and all future flights G-IV flights for Joaquin has been cancelled.

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