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NOUS42 KNHC 171442
REPRPD
WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHTS
CARCAH, NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER, MIAMI, FL.
1045 AM EDT WED 17 SEPTEMBER 2014
SUBJECT: TROPICAL CYCLONE PLAN OF THE DAY (TCPOD)
         VALID 18/1100Z TO 19/1100Z SEPTEMBER 2014
         TCPOD NUMBER.....14-109

I.  ATLANTIC REQUIREMENTS
    1. NEGATIVE RECONNAISSANCE REQUIREMENTS.
    2. OUTLOOK FOR SUCCEEDING DAY.....NEGATIVE.
    3. REMARKS:
       A. NASA 872 GLOBAL HAWK WILL FLY A 24 HOUR RESEARCH MISSION 
          OVER EDOUARD ON THURSDAY. TAKEOFF TIME IS 18/1100Z FROM
          KWAL. ALTITUDE 55,000 TO 62,000 FT. 50 SONDES TO BE  
          LAUNCHED. N-S RACETRACK PATTERN IN REGION BOUNDED BY:
          (1) 44.9N 35.5W
          (2) 34.3N 35.5W
          (3) 44.9N 46.0W
          (4) 34.3N 46.0W
       B. NOAA 43 WILL FLY A RESEARCH MISSION FROM ST CROIX
          ON FRIDAY.

II. PACIFIC REQUIREMENTS
    1. TROPICAL STORM POLO
       FLIGHT ONE -- TEAL 71
       A. 18/1900Z
       B. AFXXX 0117E POLO
       C. 18/1345Z
       D. 17.7N 105.7W
       E. 18/1845Z TO 18/2200Z
       F. SFC TO 10,000 FT

    2. SUCCEEDING DAY OUTLOOK: POSSIBLE FIX OF HURRICANE POLO
       AT 19/1900Z NEAR 19.2N 106.8W.

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JWP

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