The Representativeness of Winds-Aloft Observations

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By using radar winds accurate to ± 2 fps the hourly turbulent wind variation is found to be approximately ± 6 fps. This limitation is then used to determine optimum procedures for both observing and forecasting accuracy.

By using radar winds accurate to ± 2 fps the hourly turbulent wind variation is found to be approximately ± 6 fps. This limitation is then used to determine optimum procedures for both observing and forecasting accuracy.

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