Delta/Mars Odyssey Launch Weather Forecast
6 Apr 2001
(Source: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station)
Issued: Friday, April 06, 2001
Valid: Saturday, April 07, 2001
Synopsis: Favorable weather is expected as high pressure will be building in the Cape Canaveral vicinity today and Saturday. With the onset of the sea breeze in late morning, there is a slight chance for cumulus clouds developing late in the terminal countdown.
At 11:02 a.m. EDT launch time on Saturday:
Sunrise: 7:06 a.m.
Sunset: 7:44 p.m.
Clouds: 3,000-5,000 feet, few clouds (1/8 sky coverage)
Winds: Wind speed at Launch Pad/direction: 10-15 knots/SE
Visibility: 10+ miles
Temperature: 81 degrees
Relative Humidity: 60%
Barometric Pressure: 30.24
Probability of launch weather criteria violation: 5%
24-hour delay: 5%
48-hour delay: 5%
Launch forecast by USAF 45th Weather Squadron, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station