We are capturing weather data with NOAA’s G-IV jet around Tropical Storm Nate

NOAA's G-IV jet is in route to fly around Tropical Storm Nate. The jet took off at 1:30 PM ET (1730 UTC) from Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, FL. This is the first flight in a series that will gather data around and ahead of Tropical Storm Nate's path. The data from this and all … Continue reading We are capturing weather data with NOAA’s G-IV jet around Tropical Storm Nate

Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, 11 AM ET

OPERATIONS   Thursday, 5, Oct. 2017 NOAA42: The P3 is tasked to perform a pre-storm ocean survey mission in the Gulf of Mexico. Take off was at 10:00 AM ET (1400 UTC) from Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, FL. One HRD scientist will be on this flight. G-IV: The jet is tasked by NHC to fly … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, 11 AM ET

Up and way, the P3 aircraft will collect ocean data in the Gulf of Mexico today

NOAA's P3 aircraft is up in the air and headed to fly over the Gulf of Mexico. This flight took off from Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, Lakeland, FL at 10 AM ET (1400 UTC). The goal of this flight is to gather oceanic data. The ocean plays a role in the development of tropical cyclones. NOAA42 … Continue reading Up and way, the P3 aircraft will collect ocean data in the Gulf of Mexico today