Accession Number : AD0735739

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

Descriptive Note : Technical note Jun-Sep 71,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE GLOBAL WEATHER CENTRAL OFFUTT AFB NEBR

Personal Author(s) : Kerlin,James

Report Date : 01 NOV 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 30

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 June, July, August and September 1971. Summaries include frequency distribution and error statistics for 12, 24, 36 and 48 hour forecasts of total cloud coverage, as well as temperatures and dew point depressions at the 850, 700, 500, and 300 mb levels for all months except July. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WEATHER FORECASTING, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS), (*CLOUD COVER, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION), ERRORS, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, TEMPERATURE, DEW POINT

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE