IFEX daily log
Tuesday, July 19, 2005
Today N43RF and N42RF are in Tampa. N43RF has a down day, while N42RF
needs repairs to a cracked windshield and an engine sensor light needs to be checked.
The plan had called for N43RF to possibly return to Acapulco on Wednesday if there was
a target of interest. However, some maintenance on the radome was required and it
would not be ready to fly until Thursday. The NASA ER-2 had no plans to fly today.
The forecast situation shows that Hurricane Emily has begun to get better
organized again, heading generally west-northwestward toward the northern Mexican
coast. Tropical Storm Eugene was moving toward the northwest and dissipating. There
was some indication that low-level southwesterly flow was setting up in the East Pacific,
but little convection was evident on satellite imagery. No models were suggesting
HRD Field Program director
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