The G-IV jet flies around Topical Storm Oho

The G-IV hurricane hunter jet is over the Pacific and flying a synoptic surveillance mission. It took-off around 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to fly around Tropical Storm Oho. The data collected from this flight will go into our computer weather models to reduce the forecast uncertainty. Here is the proposed G-IV flight track. The dots along the flight track indicate the dropwindsonde launch locations.