NOAA Hurricane Hunters complete another mission into Tropical Storm Chris

The NOAA Hurricane Hunters have just completed a third mission into Tropical Storm Chris, which is sitting nearly stationary off the Carolinas. HRD scientists have been onboard these missions. The most recently completed mission executed a rotated Figure-4 pattern, with four crossings of the center of Chris (image below). This pattern allows us to get …

Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, July 9, 2018, 9 AM ET

OPERATIONS Monday, July 9, 2018: NOAA42: The P-3 is completing an EMC-tasked mission into Tropical Storm Chris that took off at 4:30 AM ET. Three HRD scientists are on this flight. NOAA42: The P-3 is tasked by EMC to fly a TDR mission into Tropical Storm Chris. Takeoff is scheduled for 4:30 PM ET (2030 UTC) from …