It’s a second flight into Matthew for the NOAA’s G-IV jet

The G-IV will fly again around Matthew. Take off is set for 1:30 PM Eastern (1730 UTC). The G-IV mainly flies to collect data around the environment of storms. This information helps us understand how the storm and environment interact. Below is the proposed flight pattern. The dots flight track indicate the dropsonde launch locations.

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One Response to It’s a second flight into Matthew for the NOAA’s G-IV jet

  1. Julee Cooke says:

    Fascinating information
    As a novice meteorologist, I am so very thrilled to have access to this data thank you for sharing it with the public.

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