Accession Number : ADA315322
Title : Lightning Climatology for Nellis AFB, Nevada.
Descriptive Note : Technical note,
Corporate Author : AIR FORCE COMBAT CLIMATOLOGY CENTER SCOTT AFB IL
Personal Author(s) : Schaub, William R., Jr
PDF Url : ADA315322
Report Date : MAR 1996
Pagination or Media Count : 26
Abstract : This technical note documents a lightning climatology developed by AFCCC for Nellis AFB, Nev. This climatology was developed from a database of cloud-to-ground lightning strikes that occurred from March through October during 1986-91. Analysis of the lightning climatology showed that patterns of lightning strikes compared favorably with known preferred locations and times of thunderstorm development. It also showed that stratification of the lightning data by 700-mb wind directions is useful in revealing locations of lightning-strike patterns and their movement.
Descriptors : *LIGHTNING, CLIMATE, AIR FORCE FACILITIES, NEVADA.
Subject Categories : Meteorology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE