Document Details


Title:
The Accuracy of Wind Direction Forecasts
Author(s):
Charles, B N [Organization 5123]
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1955 Oct 13
Document Pages:
16 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-TM-200-55(51); ALSNL199700000758
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Description/Abstract:
This report discusses the two prediction methods used in the military services in 1955. It was concluded that up to altitudes of about 40,000 feet, 24-hour forecasts of the wind direction should be accurate within about 40 degrees 70%-75% of the time.


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