Accession Number : AD0286962

Title :   AN OBJECTIVE AID FOR FORECASTING STRONG AND GUSTY SURFACE WINDS AT GEIGER AFB,WASHINGTON

Corporate Author : AIR WEATHER SERVICE SCOTT AFB ILL

Personal Author(s) : SIMMONDS,THOMAS H.

Report Date : AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Forecasting the occurrence of operationally critical values of strong surface winds with accompanying gusts presents a major problem at Geiger AFB, Washington. This inv stigation was conducted to develop an objective aid for forecasting such critical values. The problem concerns the forecasting of strong, southwest rly surface winds with gusts greater than 25 knots during the months of December through March. (Author)

Descriptors :   *GUSTS, *WEATHER FORECASTING, *WIND, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, AIRPORTS, HANDBOOKS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE