Doppler radar quick-looks from 4PM P-3 flight, 28 August 2010

Included here you will see images of the horizontal winds within the inner core of T.S. Earl sampled from the tail Doppler radar on the P-3 on 28 August 2010.  These images are at three altitudes, 1km, 5km, and 10km, using a composite of winds from all four legs oriented south-north, west-east, northeast-southwest, and southeast-norhtwest.  … Continue reading Doppler radar quick-looks from 4PM P-3 flight, 28 August 2010

Tri-agency Mission Summary – August 28, 2010

Tri-agency mission summary for Saturday August 28 IFEX The G-IV is tasked to fly into T.S. Earl at 1730 UTC on Saturday and Sunday, August 28-29. NOAA 43 is flying an IFEX mission Saturday, August 28 into T.S. Earl with a 2000 UTC takeoff. NOAA-42’s first flight into T.S. Earl will be an 0800 UTC … Continue reading Tri-agency Mission Summary – August 28, 2010

HFP Update… Saturday, August 28, 2010 AT 1 PM EDT

OPERATIONS NOAA P-3s NOAA-42: N42's first flight flight into T.S. Earl will be 0800 UTC takeoff Sunday August 29, with subsequent flights every 12 hrs. NOAA 43: N43 is flying an IFEX mission into T.S. Earl today with a 2000 UTC takeoff Saturday, August 28. P-3 flights will repeat at 12-hr intervals through the N42 … Continue reading HFP Update… Saturday, August 28, 2010 AT 1 PM EDT

Tri-agency Mission Science Summary – August 27, 2010

Tri-agency mission summary for Friday August 27 IFEX The NOAA P-3 aircraft are in transit to Barbados. The first flight into Earl is an NHC-tasked mission for the G-IV at 1730 UTC Saturday August 28. The P-3s will fly Saturday at 2000 UTC and Sunday at 0800 and 2000 UTC in Earl. The G-IV will … Continue reading Tri-agency Mission Science Summary – August 27, 2010

Tri-agency Mission Science Summary – August 26, 2010

Tri-agency mission summary for Thursday August 26NOAA plans to deploy to Barbados on Friday, August 27 with two P-3s and the G-IV. Initial flights into Earl are planned on Saturday, August 28 at 2000 UTC for one P-3 and 1730 UTC for the G-IV. Sunday flights into Earl are planned at 0800 and 2000 UTC … Continue reading Tri-agency Mission Science Summary – August 26, 2010

HFP Update… Friday, August 27, 2010 AT 4 PM EDT

OPERATIONS NOAA P-3s NOAA-42: N42 Landed in Barbados around 1830 UTC for IFEX Rapid Intensification and 3D Doppler missions in T.S. Earl. N42's first flight flight will be 0800 UTC takeoff Sunday August 29, with subsequent flights every 12 hrs. NOAA 43: N43 is also deploying in Barbados. First flight with N43 will have a … Continue reading HFP Update… Friday, August 27, 2010 AT 4 PM EDT