Accession Number : AD0716391

Title :   Some Techniques for Short-Range Terminal Forecasting,

Corporate Author : AIR WEATHER SERVICE SCOTT AFB ILL

Personal Author(s) : Russell,Clay G.

Report Date : SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : The report describes several techniques applicable to short-range terminal forecasting. Areas discussed are procedures for graphical extrapolation, nephanalysis, forecasting frontal precipitation, and the lowering of ceilings during precipitation. The use of FPS-77 rada and weather satellite data is shown as they pertain to short-range forecasting. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WEATHER FORECASTING, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS), METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, CLOUDS, METEOROLOGICAL RADAR, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, CEILING, ALTITUDE, METEOROLOGICAL CHARTS

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE