Accession Number : AD0728203

Title :   Verification Data: AFGWC Macro-Scale Cloud Model.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE GLOBAL WEATHER CENTRAL OFFUTT AFB NEBR

Personal Author(s) : Kerlin,James

Report Date : 26 JUL 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : Forecasts produced by the AFGWC Macro-Scale Cloud Model are compared with observational cloud and RAWINSONDE data for the area of the N. American NWP grid. Statistical summaries are included for March, April and May 1971. Summaries include frequency distribution and error statistics for 12, 24, 36 and 48 hours forecasts of total cloud coverage, as well as temperatures and dew point depressions at the 850, 700, 500 and 300 mb levels. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WEATHER FORECASTING, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS), (*CLOUD COVER, WEATHER FORECASTING), ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, DEW POINT, ERRORS, STATISTICAL DATA, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE