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NOUS42 KNHC 271712
REPRPD
WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHTS
CARCAH, NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER, MIAMI, FL.
0115 PM EDT THU 27 AUGUST 2015
SUBJECT: TROPICAL CYCLONE PLAN OF THE DAY (TCPOD)
VALID 28/1100Z TO 29/1100Z AUGUST 2015
TCPOD NUMBER.....15-093

I. ATLANTIC REQUIREMENTS
1. TROPICAL STORM ERIKA
FLIGHT ONE -- NOAA 49 FLIGHT TWO -- TEAL 73
A. 29/0000Z A. 28/2330Z,29/0530Z
B. NOAA9 1105A ERIKA B. AFXXX 1205A ERIKA
C. 28/1730Z C. 28/2100Z
D. NA D. 20.0N 70.5W
E. NA E. 28/2300Z TO 29/0530Z
F. 41,000 TO 45,000FT F. SFC TO 15,000FT

FLIGHT THREE -- NOAA 43 FLIGHT THREE -- TEAL 74
A. 29/0800Z A. 29/1130Z,1730Z
B. NOAA3 1305A ERIKA B. AFXXX 1405A ERIKA
C. 29/0600Z C. 29/0930Z
D. 21.0N 72.4W D. 21.4N 73.1W
E. 29/0800Z TO 29/1200Z E. 29/1100Z TO 29/1730Z
F. SFC TO 15,000FT F. SFC TO 15,000FT

2. OUTLOOK FOR SUCCEEDING DAY: CONTINUE 6-HRLY FIXES. ANOTHER
G-IV MISSION FOR 30/0000Z. CONTINUE P-3 MISSIONS EVERY
12 HRS WITH TAKEOFFS AT 29/1800Z AND 30/0600Z.
3. REMARKS:
A. NASA'S DC-8 WILL DEPART FLL AT 28/1200Z TO DO A 9HR
MISSION AROUND ERIKA. FL 290-370. NO DROPS
B.NASA'S GLOBAL HAWK WILL DEPART WALLOPS AT 28/1100Z FOR A
24 HR MISSION OVER ERIKA. FLIGHT LEVELS 55,000-63,000FT.
POSSIBLE 80 DROPSONDE RELEASES.
C. NASA WB-57(NASA 928)WILL DEPART MCF AT 28/2100Z FOR ERIKA.
FLIGHT LEVEL 55,000-65,000FT. 31 DROPS

II. PACIFIC REQUIREMENTS
1. HURRICANE IGNACIO
FLIGHT ONE -- TEAL 78
A. 29/0600Z D. 15.7N 145.5W
B. AFXXX 0112E IGNACIO E. 29/0345Z TO 29/0630Z
C. 29/0115Z F. SFC TO 10,000FT

2. SUCCEEDING DAY OUTLOOK: CONTINUE 12-HRLY FIXES.
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JWP

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