The G-IV hurricane hunter jet is flying around Tropical Storm Oho just south of Hawaii

The G-IV hurricane hunter jet is in the central Pacific flying a synoptic surveillance mission. It took-off around 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) from Honolulu, HI to fly around Tropical Storm Oho that is located south of the Hawaiian Islands. Here is the proposed G-IV flight track. The dots along the flight track indicate the dropwindsonde launch locations.

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