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Weather Briefing for The 2013 Presidential Inauguration. NOAA/ National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington Weather Forecast Office January 15, 2013 2000 UTC/3:00 PM EST Kyle Struckmann Emergency Response Meteorologist. Outline. Weather Hazards Forecast Overview

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Weather briefing for the 2013 presidential inauguration

Weather BriefingforThe 2013 Presidential Inauguration

NOAA/ National Weather Service

Baltimore/Washington Weather Forecast Office

January 15, 2013

2000 UTC/3:00 PM EST

Kyle Struckmann

Emergency Response Meteorologist


Outline

Outline

  • Weather Hazards

  • Forecast Overview

  • Forecast Tables and Graphs

  • Reagan National Airport METAR & TAF

  • Illumination Data

  • Space Weather

  • Plume Modeling

  • Web Page

  • Summary of Weather Hazards

  • Briefing Schedule

NWS Baltimore/Washington Weather Forecast Office


Weather hazards 00utc 16 jan 00utc 22 jan 2013 for washington d c

Weather Hazards00UTC 16 Jan – 00UTC 22 Jan 2013for Washington, D.C.

  • Rain Continuing Into Wednesday

    • Approximately 1/2 inch additional rainfall possible

  • Gusty Winds Thursday and Friday

    • Small Craft Advisory possible

  • Chance of Snow Inauguration Day

    • Low Confidence

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Forecast overview for washington d c

Forecast Overviewfor Washington, D.C.

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Forecast overview for washington d c1

Forecast Overviewfor Washington, D.C.

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Weather element forecast for washington d c

Weather Element Forecastfor Washington, D.C.

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Weather element forecast for washington d c1

Weather Element Forecastfor Washington, D.C.

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Kdca metar taf ronald reagan national airport

KDCA METAR & TAFRonald Reagan National Airport

METAR

KDCA 151852Z 03008KT 6SM -RA BR OVC014 06/03 A3026 RMK AO2 RAB48 SLP246 P0000 T00560028

TAF

KDCA 151722Z 1518/1618 02007KT 4SM -RA BR BKN011 OVC019

FM160400 02004KT 2SM -RA BR OVC015

FM161600 VRB03KT 6SM -RA OVC015 FM161700 VRB03KT P6SM OVC015=

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Weather briefing for the 2013 presidential inauguration

Illumination Data

Washington, D.C.


Weather briefing for the 2013 presidential inauguration

Illumination Data

Washington, D.C.


Weather briefing for the 2013 presidential inauguration

Space Weather Summary/Forecast

1640

1644

1638

1641

  • Summary/Forecast Details:

  • Region 1654 harbors the potential to produce R1 (minor) radio blackouts

  • Currently quiet across S and G scales

  • Threat of significant space weather activity remains low

1642

Geomagnetic Storms

Solar Flare Radio Blackouts

Joint NOAA/USAF

Space Weather Briefing

Jan. 15, 2013 - 2000 UTC


Weather briefing for the 2013 presidential inauguration

Phenomena Reference/Impacts

  • Solar Flare Radio Blackout (R Scale):

  • No advance warning

  • Effects lasts for 10’s of minutes to several hours

  • Impacts High Frequency (HF) communication on the sunlit side of the Earth

  • First indication significant S and G scale activity may be possible

  • Solar Radiation Storm (S Scale):

  • Warnings possible on the minutes to hours time scale

  • Elevated levels can persist for several days

  • Impacts to the health and operation of satellites and International Space Station operations and crew

  • Impacts High Frequency communication in the polar regions, affecting commercial airline

  • Geomagnetic Storm (G Scale):

  • Advance notice possible given coronal mass ejection (CME) transit times from Sun to Earth range from just under a day to several days (CMEs being the main driver of significant storms)

  • In extreme storms, impacts to power grid operations and stability

  • Impacts to Global Positioning System (GPS) accuracy and availability

  • Driver of aurora; severe to extreme storms may cause aurora to be visible over most of the lower 48

Joint NOAA/USAF

Space Weather Briefing

Jan. 2013 - 1900 UTC

Complete NOAA Space Weather Scale information available online at: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/NOAAscales/


Weather briefing for the 2013 presidential inauguration

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Noaa nws baltimore washington

NOAA/NWSBaltimore/Washington

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/washington

Always

Up-to-date

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Weather briefing for the 2013 presidential inauguration

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Summary

Summary

  • Light Rain Continues into Wednesday

  • Breezy and Colder Starting Thursday

  • Chance of Snow on Inauguration Day

    -- Low Confidence

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Briefing schedule

Briefing Schedule

  • T-7 days: Tue Jan 15 1500 EST

  • T-4 days: Thu Jan 17 1500 EST

  • T-3 days: Fri Jan 18 1500 EST

  • T-2 days: Sat Jan 19 1500 EST

  • T-1.5 Day: Sat Jan 19 2200 EST

  • T-1 Day: Sun Jan 20 1500 EST

  • T-14 hours: Sun Jan 20 2200 EST

  • T-12 hours: Mon Jan 21 0000 EST

  • T-9 hours: Mon Jan 21 0300 EST

  • T-6 hours: Mon Jan 21 0600 EST

  • T-3 hours: Mon Jan 21 0900 EST

  • T-1 hour: Mon Jan 21 1100 EST

  • T+2 hour: Mon Jan 21 1400 EST

  • T+5 hour: Mon Jan 21 1700 EST

  • Other times / dates as needed or requested

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Next scheduled briefing

Next Scheduled Briefing

2000 UTC/3:00 PM EST

Thu 17 Jan 2013

Thank you for your participation!

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