Due to the massive flooding in the New Bern area from Hurricane Florence, the rocket launch originally scheduled for Sept 22-23 has been canceled. Currently the October launch remains on the schedule but conditions will need to be evaluated beforehand to see whether it will be possible or not.
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Bayboro Launch Field WeatherTuesday 01/22 10%ClearA few clouds. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.Wednesday 01/23 20%OvercastCloudy skies. High 62F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.Thursday 01/24 100%RainWindy at times with a steady rain early...then remaining cloudy with a few showers. Thunder possible. Morning high of 67F with temps falling to near 55. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
Butner Launch Field WeatherTuesday 01/22 0%Mostly CloudyMostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 20s.Wednesday 01/23 30%Chance of RainCloudy skies early. A few showers developing later in the day. High 57F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.Thursday 01/24 90%RainCloudy and damp with rain in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy. Morning high of 61F with temps falling to near 45. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.