Weather Reconnaissance Flights

  • Weather Reconnaissance Flights Plan of the Day
    by nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov (nhcwebmaster) on January 26, 2023 at 5:16 PM

    000 NOUS42 KNHC 261716 REPRPD WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHTS CARCAH, NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER, MIAMI, FL. 1215 PM EST THU 26 JANUARY 2023 SUBJECT: WINTER SEASON PLAN OF THE DAY (WSPOD) VALID 27/1100Z TO 28/1100Z JANUARY 2023 WSPOD NUMBER.....22-057 I. ATLANTIC REQUIREMENTS 1. NEGATIVE RECONNAISSANCE REQUIREMENTS. 2. OUTLOOK FOR SUCCEEDING DAY.....NEGATIVE. II. PACIFIC REQUIREMENTS 1. FLIGHT ONE - NOAA 49 A. 28/0000Z B. NOAA9 17WSC IOP20 C. 27/1930Z D. 30 DROPS APPROXIMATELY 60 NM APART WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY: 25.0N 140.0W, 25.0N 165.0W, 45.0N 165.0W, AND 45.0N 140.0W E. 41,000 TO 45,000 FT/ 27/2030Z TO 28/0230Z 2. OUTLOOK FOR SUCCEEDING DAY.....NEGATIVE. 3. ADDITIONAL DAY OUTLOOK: A USAF RESERVE WC-130J AIRCRAFT AND THE NOAA G-IV AIRCRAFT MAY FLY ANOTHER TWO CONCURRENT ATMOSPHERIC RIVERS MISSIONS OVER THE EASTERN AND CENTRAL PACIFIC FOR THE 30/0000Z SYNOPTIC TIME. $$ WJM/MSJ NNNN

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