Accession Number:

AD0729868

Title:

An Objective Technique for Forecasting Wintertime Radiation Fog at Fairchild AFB, WA.

Descriptive Note:

Aerospace sciences technical note,

Corporate Author:

WEATHER WING (3RD) OFFUTT AFB NEBR

Report Date:

1971-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The paper presents an objective technique for forecasting wintertime radiation fog at Fairchild AFB, WA. Using data available by 1500LST, a technique is presented to forecast the occurrence or non-occurrence of radiation fog restricting visibility to less than two miles between 0000LST and 0800LST for the months November through February. Eight predictors were examined five combinations showed promise three combinations were used in this study. Predictor combinations used in this study are Surface wind speed versus temperature-dew point temperature temperature versus temperature - dew point temperature and surface wind speed versus dew point temperature. Period of record used 1952-1962. Independent sample used 1965-1966. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE