Its a second flight for NOAA’s P3 aircraft into AL99

The NOAA43 aircraft will fly again into AL99 – the tropical disturbance north of Hispaniola. The aircraft will take off at 2:00PM eastern time for an eight hour mission to and from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL. The science objective of this flight is just like the first flight: to collect data in the environment as well as the inner core of the disturbance. Below is the flight track. The dots on the flight track (shown in green) represent the aircraft turn points. The red dots in the figure show the locations that launch weather balloons twice a day while the purple dots are the locations that launch balloons once a day.

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