White Sands Missile Range Weather Threat Assessment
Probability Scale (from lowest to greatest): No, Low, Moderate (Mod), High, Yes
Phase I (Caution) Phase II (Dangerous) Phase III (Life Threatening)
Friday, 16 February 2018
Criteria/Threat Main Post/East Slopes Southern Range Northern Range Higher Elevations1 West Slopes
VISIBILITY < 3 mi (SHWRS) YES YES YES YES YES
VISIBILITY < 1 mi (FOG or RN) MODERATE MODERATE LOW  HIGH LOW
Wind > 35 mph PM LOW LOW LOW LOW LOW
           
Saturday, 17 February 2018
Criteria/Threat Main Post/East Slopes Southern Range Northern Range Higher Elevations1 West Slopes
VISIBILITY < 1 mi (FOG a.m.) HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
           
           
           
Sunday, 18 February 2018
Criteria/Threat Main Post/East Slopes Southern Range Northern Range Higher Elevations1 West Slopes
Wind > 55 mph PM     LOW LOW LOW MODERATE LOW
Wind > 35 mph PM HIGH HIGH HIGH YES MODERATE
VISIBILITY < 3 mi (LIGHT SHWRS) LOW LOW LOW HIGH  LOW
VISIBILITY < 3 mi (BLDU/BLSA) LOW LOW LOW LOW LOW
Monday, 19 February 2018
Criteria/Threat Main Post/East Slopes Southern Range Northern Range Higher Elevations1 West Slopes
Wind > 55 mph PM MODERATE MODERATE MODERATE HIGH  LOW
Wind > 35 mph PM HIGH HIGH HIGH YES MODERATE
VISIBILITY < 3 mi (BLDU/BLSA) LOW MODERATE MODERATE NO LOW
           
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Criteria/Threat Main Post/East Slopes Southern Range Northern Range Higher Elevations1 West Slopes
Wind > 55 mph A.M. LOW NO NO  MODERATE NO
Wind > 35 mph PM MODERATE LOW LOW HIGH  LOW
VISIBILITY < 3 mi (BLDU/BLSA) LOW LOW LOW NO LOW
           
1Higher elevation locations include San Augustin Pass, Salinas Peak, and North Oscura Peak
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