Two more flights into Hurricane Irma are scheduled for today

NOAA’s G-IV jet and the P3 will fly this afternoon. The G-IV will takeoff at 1:30 PM ET (1730 UTC) and fly around Irma. While the jet collects data around the environment of Irma the P3 goes inside. The P3 is scheduled to takeoff from Barbados at 4 PM ET (2000 UTC. This is the […]

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, 11 AM ET

OPERATIONS Monday, 4 Sept. 2017 NOAA42: The P3 flew a mission into Hurricane Irma tasked by NOAA’s Environmental Modeling Center. This Tail Doppler Radar mission took off around 0900 UTC (3 AM ET) from Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados. Three HRD scientists were on this flight. G-IV: The G-IV is tasked by NHC for a synoptic surveillance mission around Hurricane Irma. […]

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NOAA’s P3 hurricane hunter aircraft is set to fly into Irma

This is the second flight in the series of flights into Hurricane Irma. NOAA’s Environmental Modeling Center is interested in data from these flights and has tasked a series of them. The P3 will depart from Barbados at 3 AM (0900 UTC) to fly into Hurricane Irma. The data collected will go into the numerical […]

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