Ready for take off! NOAA’s hurricane hunter G-IV jet has eyes on Hurricane Irma

NOAA’s G-IV will fy today around Hurricane Irma. Take off time is set for 1:30 PM ET (1730 UTC) from Barbados. The crew has been tracking Irma for a few days now. With each flight we learn more and more how Irma interacts with the surrounding environment. The jet will also sample the ridge northwest of […]

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 11 AM ET

OPERATIONS Wednesday, 6 Sept. 2017 NOAA42: The P3 will ferry back to the US. G-IV: The G-IV is tasked by NHC for a synoptic surveillance mission around Hurricane Irma. Takeoff is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30 PM ET) from Barbados. This flight will recover back in Lakeland, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight. […]

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