Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016
G-IV: Is scheduled to fly an operationally tasked synoptic surveillance mission into Matthew. Take off is for 1:30PM (1730 UTC) from MacDill AFB Tampa, FL. This flight will recover in St. Croix. No HRDers will be on this flight.

NOAA43: Will ferry to St. Croix for future missions.

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly an Ocean Winds research mission into Matthew. Take off is tentatively scheduled for 11AM Eastern (1500 UTC). from St. Croix.

G-IV: Is scheduled to fly an operationally tasked synoptic surveillance mission into Matthew. Take off is for 1:30PM (1730 UTC) from St. Croix. This flight will recover in MacDill AFB Tampa, FL.

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