Submitted by Roger C. Bodtke
Chadron FSS (CDR), Nebraska
Dick Roberts, sending up a balloon to measure ceiling height over the
airport. A stop
watch, probably in his left hand, is used to time the ascent of the balloon from
until it enters the clouds to determine the cloud height above the airport. The
structure is where other atmospheric measurements are taken as part of a weather
observers duties. The data is then recorded on a National Weather Service form
weather observation transmitted.
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