Accession Number : AD0702908

Title :   FORECASTING STRATUS/FOG DAYTIME BREAKING AT VANDENBERG AFB.

Corporate Author : WEATHER WING (6TH) VANDENBERG AFB CALIF DETACHMENT 30

Report Date : MAR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : An objective method of forecasting dissipation or non-dissipation of stratus at Vandenberg AFB was developed using the height and strength of the marine inversion as predictors. The method correctly identifies dissipation cases, however, much subjectivity must be used to identify non-dissipation cases. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, WEATHER FORECASTING), (*FOG, SCATTERING), CEILING, MILITARY FACILITIES, CLOUD COVER, TEMPERATURE INVERSION, STRATUS CLOUDS, CALIFORNIA

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE