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HENRY W. BRANDLI, JOHN W. OLIVER, and RAMON J. ESTU

and day. The Detachment 11forecast facility at Cape Kennedy, Fla., was the fhtoperational site in the world to receive and process thishighest quality, real-time, expanded, simultaneous scan-ning radiometer data. Detachment 11 uses a modifiedSTttLAWRENCE RIVERLAKE ERIELON6 ISLANDCAPE KENNEDYPOPfl 35,000'OPq 5,000 FT27" C SEA TEMP CARIBBEANFIGURE l."Geographicdy gridded simultaneous NOAA 2 scanning radiometry imagery for 1400-1423 GMT, Oct. 20, 1972.538 / Vol. 101, No. 6 / Monthly Weather

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FRANCES C. PARMENTER

along the north-south Absarokaand Wind River Ranges, and farther east along the BigHorn Mountains. The wind at' the top of the 12,000- and14,000-ft. mountains, indicated by LND, is 40 kt. fromthe west.Another area of wave clouds (S) can be seen along theeastern edge of the frontal cloudiness approaching Wash-ington and Oregon, in the vicinity of Mt. Adams andMt. Hood.The presence of wave clouds in satellite photographsprovides the aviation forecaster with visual informationabout the mesoscale wind

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