Recreational Report
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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MORNING HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
357 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...THE ST LOUIS METRO AREA...

.THIS MORNING...
    SUNRISE:                         613 AM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           6 AM  130/10 MPH
                                     8 AM  130/13G20 MPH

    LATEST GEOSTROPHIC WIND:         1 AM  180/30 MPH

    BOUNDARY LAYER WIND:             7 AM  150/22 MPH
                                     1 PM  180/25 MPH

    NWS DOPPLER WINDS (AT 0328 AM):  1000FT  160/25 MPH
                                     2000FT  170/61 MPH
                                     3000FT  190/57 MPH

    SURFACE LIFTED INDEX:            7 AM  +16
                                     1 PM  +2

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                6 AM  326 FT
                                     8 AM  396 FT

    ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFO:         INCREASING CLOUDS. CEILING DECREASING
                                     FROM AROUND 15000 FT TO AROUND 5000
                                     FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
                                     LOW LEVEL JET 170/50 MPH THROUGH 8 AM.                             8 AM.


.OUTLOOK FOR THIS EVENING...
    SUNSET:         747 PM
    WEATHER:        OVERCAST 2500 FT TO 3500 FT
                    OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
    SURFACE WIND:   5 PM  170/14G21 MPH
                    7 PM  190/08G15 MPH
    BOUNDARY WIND:  7 PM  180/32 MPH

&&

THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF
SCHEDULED ISSUANCES. THIS FORECAST IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT PHONE
NUMBER 636-441-8467 EXT 445.

$$

JP






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