Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016

NOAA43: Flew an operationally tasked Tail Doppler Radar (TDR) mission. This means that NOAA’s Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) was interested in collecting data and has requested this flight into Earl. Take off was from 0600 UTC (2:00AM local) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL for this eight hour mission. Four HRD scientists were on this flight.

NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly an EMC operationally tasked Tail Doppler Radar (TDR) mission. Take off is scheduled for 1800 UTC (2:00PM local) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. This will be the last flight for Earl. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.

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