Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Saturday, 8 Oct. 2016 G-IV: No flights scheduled. NOAA43: Flew a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Matthew. They took off around 0600 UTC (2:00AM) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. Three HRD scientists were on this flight. NOAA43: Is scheduled fly a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Matthew. Take off is scheduled for 1800 UTC (2:00PM Eastern) to […]

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NOAA’s hurricane hunter aircraft hunts again for Hurricane Matthew

The NOAA43 hurricane hunter aircraft continues to track Matthew. The P2 will conduct two flights today. The first flight takes off at 2AM Eastern (0600 UTC) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. Later this afternoon NOAA43 will take off at 3PM Eastern (1900 UTC). These back to back flights help us gather data in a continuous cycle. Here are […]

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Friday, 7 Oct. 2016 G-IV:  Flew a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. Take off was at 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists were on this flight. NOAA43: Was scheduled for a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Matthew with a take off time of 0600 UTC (2:00AM). This flight was […]

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The Global Hawk will also fly over Hurricane Matthew to gather data

As part of NOAA’s Sensing Hazards with Operational Unmanned Technology (SHOUT) field campaign the Global Hawk is scheduled to fly tonight for a 24-h mission over Hurricane Matthew. The Global Hawk will take off at 7PM Pacific (10PM Eastern) from NASA’s Armstrong Research Flight Facility, in Edwards, CA. Here is the proposed flight track for the Global […]

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Thursday, 6 Oct. 2016 G-IV: Was scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew with a take off time of 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern). This flight was cancelled. The G-IV is down for maintenance. NOAA43: Was scheduled to fly a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Matthew. Flight plans changed therefore NOAA43 flew a synoptic surveillance mission with a […]

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Wednesday, 5 Oct. 2016 G-IV: Flew a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew with a take off time of 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. One HRD scientist was on this flight. NOAA43: Flew a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Matthew. Take off was around 2:00AM (0600 UTC) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. Four HRD […]

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Tuesday, 4 Oct. 2016 G-IV:  Was scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew with a take off time of 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern). This flight was cancelled. NOAA43: No flights scheduled. G-IV: Is scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to and from MacDill […]

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Monday, 3 Oct. 2016 NOAA43: Is scheduled ferry back to MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight. G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists will […]

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