Accession Number : AD0762938

Title :   Short-Range Weather Forecasting: Recent Developments in Air Weather Service, Suggested Techniques.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER (AIR FORCE) WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Clark,Robert E.

Report Date : MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : The report examines the capabilities of Air Weather Service detachments as concerns short-range terminal forecasting. Techniques are suggested for furthering the accuracy of these forecasts and a case study using the suggested techniques is presented as guidance for the forecaster in the field. An AWS Test Form No. 52 is discussed and its practical applications are indicated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WEATHER FORECASTING, AVIATION SAFETY), METEOROLOGICAL CHARTS, CEILING, VISIBILITY, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE