NOAA’s hurricane hunter aircraft is preparing for a flight into Hurricane Matthew today

The G-IV will fly today as they did yesterday around Hurricane Matthew. The G-IV will take off at 1:30 PM (1730 UTC) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. Below is the flight track for the G-IV jet. The jet will collect data in the environment around Matthew. The dots on the track indicate the dropsonde launch locations.