Forecasters receive training on weather instruments

First Lt. Rob Curry, 14th Student Squadron, conducts training on maintenance checks and cleaning for a Tactical Meteorological Equipment-53 Sensor with 14th Operations Support Squadron Weather Flight members April 5 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The TMQ-53 Sensor's capabilities include the tracking of wind speeds, airfield pressure, visibility, precipitation and altimeter settings. The weather readings are put into a weather model to help predict weather patterns and are used in deployed environments for daily reports to aircrews preparing for missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class John Day)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class John Day
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