Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 11AM Eastern


Saturday, 27 Aug. 2016

Global Hawk: Is scheduled to land in NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, VA. around 6PM Eastern after flying over Gaston. This flight is part of NOAA’s Sensing Hazards with Operational Unmanned Technology (SHOUT) field campaign.

NOAA43: Was scheduled to fly a Genesis Experiment research mission into AL99 the tropical disturbance located south of Andros Island in the Bahamas with a take off time of 1800 UTC (2PM Eastern). This mission is cancelled.

Sunday, 28 Aug. 2016

NOAA43: Is tentatively scheduled to fly a Genesis/Rapid Intensification Experiment research mission into AL99. Take off is scheduled for 1800 UTC (2PM Eastern) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. Four HRD scientists will be on this flight.


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