Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Saturday, 1 Oct. 2016

NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly an Ocean Winds research mission into Matthew. Take off is scheduled for 1500 UTC (11AM Eastern) to and from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.

G-IV: Is scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.

Sunday, 2 Oct. 2016

NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly an Ocean Winds research mission into Matthew. Take off is scheduled for 1500 UTC (11AM Eastern) from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.  This flight will land in MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.

G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.

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