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.

Thursday, 7 Sept. 2017

G-IV: The G-IV is tasked by NHC for a synoptic surveillance mission around Hurricane Irma. Takeoff is scheduled for 0530 UTC (1:30 AM ET) from Lakeland, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.

NOAA42: No flights are scheduled.

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