Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Afternoon Hot Air Balloon Forecast
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
329 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018

...Waukesha...

.This Afternoon...

    Sunset:                          533 PM

    Surface Wind Forecast:           4 PM  270/13G23 MPH
                                     5 PM  270/09G17 MPH

    Boundary Layer Wind:            12 PM  280/22 MPH
                                     6 PM  280/17 MPH

    NWS Doppler Winds (at 0319 PM):  1000ft  Missing
                                     2000ft  270/22 MPH
                                     3000ft  280/25 MPH

    RAP Winds (from 1900Z run):      1000ft  270/23 MPH
                                     2000ft  270/26 MPH
                                     3000ft  280/36 MPH

    Surface Lifted Index:           12 PM  +18
                                     6 PM  +20

    Density Altitude:                4 PM  -418 FT
                                     5 PM  -627 FT

    Additional Weather Info:         Possible low ceilings
                                     See Waukesha TAF below


.Outlook for Tomorrow Morning...

    Sunrise:        635 AM
    Weather:        Possible low ceilings
                    See Waukesha TAF below
    Surface Wind:   7 AM  070/06 MPH
                    9 AM  070/08G17 MPH
    Boundary Wind:  6 AM  040/10 MPH

.Latest Waukesha TAF(2113Z)...

    FM232113 27012G20KT P6SM BKN015
    FM232300 27010KT P6SM BKN022
    FM240200 31006KT P6SM SCT025
    FM241000 03005KT 6SM BR FEW030
    FM241500 08009KT P6SM BKN035=

&&

...Janesville...

.This Afternoon...

    Sunset:                          533 PM

    Surface Wind Forecast:           4 PM  270/12 MPH
                                     5 PM  270/08 MPH

    Boundary Layer Wind:            12 PM  280/18 MPH
                                     6 PM  280/09 MPH

    NWS Doppler Winds (at 0319 PM):  1000ft  Missing
                                     2000ft  270/22 MPH
                                     3000ft  280/25 MPH

    RAP Winds (from 1900Z run):      1000ft  270/21 MPH
                                     2000ft  270/23 MPH
                                     3000ft  280/31 MPH

    Surface Lifted Index:           12 PM  +19
                                     6 PM  +20

    Density Altitude:                4 PM  -517 FT
                                     5 PM  -648 FT

    Additional Weather Info:         Possible low ceilings
                                     See Rockford TAF below


.Outlook for Tomorrow Morning...

    Sunrise:        635 AM
    Weather:        Possible low ceilings
                    See Rockford TAF below
    Surface Wind:   7 AM  070/06G13 MPH
                    9 AM  080/09G17 MPH
    Boundary Wind:  6 AM  060/12 MPH

.Latest Rockford TAF(2110Z)...

    FM232110 27010KT P6SM OVC015
    FM240000 34006KT P6SM SCT015 OVC150
    FM240500 35005KT P6SM BKN015 OVC100
    FM241200 08012KT P6SM OVC012 PROB30 2412/2418 3SM -SN BKN007

&&

...Madison...

.This Afternoon...

    Sunset:                          533 PM

    Surface Wind Forecast:           4 PM  280/10G20 MPH
                                     5 PM  280/07G15 MPH

    Boundary Layer Wind:            12 PM  280/22 MPH
                                     6 PM  290/13 MPH

    NWS Doppler Winds (at 0319 PM):  1000ft  Missing
                                     2000ft  270/22 MPH
                                     3000ft  280/25 MPH

    RAP Winds (from 1900Z run):      1000ft  270/21 MPH
                                     2000ft  270/22 MPH
                                     3000ft  280/33 MPH

    Surface Lifted Index:           12 PM  +19
                                     6 PM  +20

    Density Altitude:                4 PM  -413 FT
                                     5 PM  -616 FT

    Additional Weather Info:         Possible low ceilings
                                     See Madison TAF below


.Outlook for Tomorrow Morning...

    Sunrise:        635 AM
    Weather:        Possible low ceilings
                    See Madison TAF below
    Surface Wind:   7 AM  070/06 MPH
                    9 AM  080/09G17 MPH
    Boundary Wind:  6 AM  050/10 MPH

.Latest Madison TAF(2112Z)...

    FM232112 28009KT P6SM BKN022
    FM240000 29006KT P6SM SCT025
    FM241100 04006KT 6SM BR FEW030
    FM241600 09010KT P6SM BKN035 OVC250

&&

...Sheboygan...

.This Afternoon...

    Sunset:                          533 PM

    Surface Wind Forecast:           4 PM  270/14G25 MPH
                                     5 PM  280/12G20 MPH

    Boundary Layer Wind:            12 PM  280/25 MPH
                                     6 PM  290/23 MPH

    NWS Doppler Winds (at 0319 PM):  1000ft  Missing
                                     2000ft  270/22 MPH
                                     3000ft  280/25 MPH

    RAP Winds (from 1900Z run):      1000ft  270/26 MPH
                                     2000ft  270/28 MPH
                                     3000ft  280/41 MPH

    Surface Lifted Index:           12 PM  +17
                                     6 PM  +20

    Density Altitude:                4 PM  -666 FT
                                     5 PM  -820 FT

    Additional Weather Info:         Possible low ceilings
                                     See Manitowoc TAF below


.Outlook for Tomorrow Morning...

    Sunrise:        635 AM
    Weather:        Possible low ceilings
                    See Manitowoc TAF below
    Surface Wind:   7 AM  050/06 MPH
                    9 AM  070/08 MPH
    Boundary Wind:  6 AM  030/12 MPH

.Latest Manitowoc TAF(1733Z)...

    FM231733 27012G20KT P6SM SCT015 OVC025
     TEMPO 2318/2322 BKN015
    FM232200 27010G15KT P6SM SCT025
     TEMPO 2322/2402 BKN025
    FM240300 30006KT P6SM FEW012
    FM240800 VRB03KT P6SM SCT012
     TEMPO 2408/2412 4SM BR
    FM241400 07004KT P6SM SCT012 BKN150

&&

This forecast is not routinely updated or amended outside of
scheduled issuances.

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