Mission Summary
20131004N1 Aircraft 49RF
Synoptic Surveillance Mission Tropical Storm Karen

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderKristie Twining
Co-pilotNick Toth
Co-pilotRon Moyers
Flight DirectorPaul Flaherty
Flight DirectorNick Morgan
Data TechnicianJoe Greene
Data TechnicianMike Mascaro
Dropsonde OperatorJorge Delgado
Dropsonde OperatorMark Rogers
Scientific Crew (49RF)
None


Proposed NOAA 49 track

Mission Plan :

NOAA 49RF will fly an NHC-tasked Synoptic Surveillance mission around Tropical Storm Karen. The G-IV will leave MacDill AFB, FL 0530 UTC on Sept. 14th and will recover back at MacDill AFB, FL by 1300 UTC the same day.

TROPICAL STORM SYNOPTIC SURVEILLANCE MISSION PLAN: KAREN
National Hurricane Center
October 03, 2013 2:04:04 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 04/0530Z
DROP LOCATIONS
# LAT LON TIME
deg min deg min hh:mm
126 00-84 000:19
227 00-85 000:30
328 00-86 000:41
426 42-86 420:53
525 24-86 241:04
625 00-85 001:16
724 00-84 001:27
823 00-85 001:38
924 06-86 421:54
1023 03-87 322:05
1122 29-88 442:16
1222 29-90 042:26
1323 03-91 162:37
1424 06-92 062:47
1523 00-93 002:59
1624 00-94 003:10
1723 00-95 003:22
1823 00-96 303:33
1924 00-96 003:42
2025 00-95 003:54
2126 24-96 004:08
2227 48-95 304:20
2327 18-94 304:28
2426 00-94 004:40
2525 24-92 244:53
2626 42-92 065:04
2727 54-93 005:16
2829 00-93 305:26
2929 00-92 005:37
3027 45-91 165:49
3128 19-90 045:59
3228 19-88 446:10
3327 45-87 326:20
3429 00-87 006:31
3530 00-88 006:42
3630 00-86 006:57
3729 00-85 007:09
3828 00-84 007:20

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
MacDill AFB, FL05:17 UTC MacDill AFB, FL12:54 UTC

39 dropsondes launched, 38 good and sent, 1 bad.

Problems :


Mission Data :

NetCDF file | 1 sec data | FDir form

Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude


Page last updated Sept. 14, 2013
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