NOAA Hurricane Hunters investigate Hurricane Danny, T.S. Erika
Two NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft operating out of Barbados collected data on Hurricane Danny Aug. 21-23 for research and forecasting efforts. NOAA’s Lockheed WP-3D Orion N43RF and Gulfstream IV-SP flew multiple missions throughout the storm’s life as a tropical cyclone. The aircraft also investigated Tropical Storm Erika.